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How to use journalism and current affairs to support one's teaching



In his recent article published by Times Higher Education, Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel explains how to use “news articles, video and obituaries to teach complex subjects such as human rights.”

“In courses on international studies and human rights, students often seek contemporary perspectives on issues such as women’s rights and welfare, educational opportunity, healthcare,” and more, the article explains.

“By reading how journalists covered genocides historically, students develop a better understanding of why so little was done globally to prevent and stop them,” Noam claims. Journalism can then give students access to diverse perspectives and enhance their engagement.

To learn more about this issue, read Noam’s Times Higher Education article.