Outcomes-Based Approaches to Mass Atrocity Education



Despite progress in the development, embrace, and implementation of mass atrocity education, scholars point to a significant oversight of this growth: few programs systematically evaluate or assess their outcomes. Given that the pursuit of evidence permeates all aspects of education in the United States today, this chapter focuses on outcomes assessment in American higher education. To connect this focus to published research on mass atrocity education, it relates exemplary studies from that literature to the outcomes assessment process. The chapter also focuses on the author’s efforts, as coordinator of the 2015–2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)/Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC) Colloquium Series, “Gender, Mass Violence, and Genocide,” to evaluate and assess the series’ impacts. The chapter concludes by connecting outcomes assessment to the aligned work of faculty across the series’ years.


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  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesQueensborough Community College, CUNYBaysideUSA

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