Short Videos, Lesson Plan Ideas, Important Primary Sources, and More: Carnegie Council's New Online Education Section for International Affairs

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Carnegie Council's new online education section consists of texts and multimedia materials specially selected for high school and college classrooms, to help students gain a deeper understanding of history, social studies, and philosophical issues, while strengthening their analytical skills.

Carnegie Council Online Education Section. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Carnegie Council Online Education Section. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Through these multimedia resources, we hope that students will gain a deeper understanding of history, social studies, and philosophical issues, while strengthening their analytical skills.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs works with some of the world's leading politicians, experts, and scholars on topics relating to ethics and international affairs, creating free online resources for a global audience.

Its new online education section offers texts and multimedia materials specially selected for high school and college classrooms. The goal is to help students gain a deeper understanding of history, social studies, and philosophical issues, while strengthening their analytical skills.

To access the Education Section, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/education/index.html

It consists of the following segments:

Lesson Plan Ideas
This page hosts Carnegie Council's popular Ethics on Film series, recommended books, and original lesson plans. Perfect for high school and university level students!

Short Videos
Two to six-minute video clips of prominent politicians, leaders and academics discussing issues relating to current events and American and global history.

Content Resources
Educational materials concerning ethics and war, peacemaking and social justice, and genocide and intervention. Also included is a glossary of terms.

Primary Sources
Some of Carnegie Council's favorite articles, speeches, diaries excerpts, and interviews from the past 100 years. Also included are relevant collections from 21st century history.

Contests and Networks
Looking to get involved in the international affairs community? We offer a variety of opportunities for students of all levels in both NYC and abroad!

Book Notes
Carnegie Council hosts multimedia book companions for several publications concerning ethics and international affairs.

Carnegie Council is one of the world's top creators of nonpartisan educational resources on international ethics, used by professionals, journalists, educators, students, and the greater public. Its website is part of the U.S. Library of Congress collection of Public Policy Internet Materials.

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914 and based in New York City, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. For more information, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org

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