What is IWitness?

Over 1,500 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning.

Connects

students with the past

Engages

them in the present

Motivates

them to build a better future

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2017 Online Professional Development

Take part in this year's online professional development opportunities through IWitness. IWitness webinars are open to anyone. Webinars are led by education specialists and trainers at USC Shoah Foundation.

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Video-Editing Enhancements

IWitness users will notice some new features in the latest update of WeVideo. Students and teachers will enjoy new motion titles, premium music, and more advanced features like the ability to add transitions on all tracks, one of the most asked-for features from users.

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Ways to Inspire Respect

These resources cover all the genocides represented in USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive and practice a variety of skills, from text analysis and conversation skills to art and poetry, across a range of subject areas, to help teachers discuss difficult topics, like hate and intolerance, in their classrooms.

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IWitness Armenia

In 2010, the Armenian Film Foundation and USC Shoah Foundation signed an agreement to digitize, index and preserve J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of interviews with survivors and witnesses to the Armenian Genocide. Learn about about the resources about the Armenian Genocide and Armenian history and culture.

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Watch

Browse clips of testimony addressing more than 50 different topics. Registered IWitness users can search and watch full length testimonies.

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Teach

Search the library of ready-made activities in several languages or customize your own.

Students use embedded tools to build videos, word clouds and other testimony-based projects.

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View student projects and hear from educators about how successfully IWitness works in their classrooms.

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