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SSE 6932: Teaching the Holocaust

This is a libguide to support the teaching of a USF College of Education course.

SSE 6932: Teaching the Holocaust

This course is offered by the Department of Secondary Education and focuses on the processes that are necessary for building a sophisticated historical and pedagogical understanding of the Holocaust. This includes includes developing a solid knowledge of the history of the Holocaust; analyzing the Holocaust as a seminal event in modern world history; examining Holocaust pedagogy from a variety of perspectives; and  considering the complexities involved in teaching the Holocaust.

Some Important Information Resources

Teaching Holocaust

E-books and Physical books available at the USF Tampa Library on Teaching of the Holocaust.


Shoah Foundation Visual Archive

Database with 52,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust. The testimonies were conducted in 57 countries and in 33 languages. A few testimonies from other genocides have started to be added to the database.


Is a leading-edge tool for the classroom, featuring the life stories of citizens from many countries and their experiences as survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust. It has 1,300 full life histories, testimonies of survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocides for guided exploration.

About this guide.

This guide is meant to help students and faculty save time and easily access relevant information that will support them in their research and teaching-learning process in relation to the history and theory of genocide.