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Aug
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2:00PM - 3:00PM
Online
Online, Seattle WA
This event is free

Presented by:

  • Substantial

  • Join USC Shoah Foundation & Substantial for an hour-long online program + Q & A. 

    We are experiencing changes in education more quickly than ever. How can technologists and organizations learn from well-designed virtual experiences that prioritize access and experiential learning?

    Join us for a livestream discussion with Sheryl Cababa (VP of Strategy, Substantial) & Jenna Leventhal (Deputy Director of Education, USC Shoah Foundation) via Zoom.

    USC Shoah Foundation collaborated with Substantial to design and build IWalk, a digital educational platform to bring in-person historical locations to life. We will discuss:

        How USC Shoah foundation considers our relationship with place

        How Substantial considered access when designing the virtual experience

        What we can learn from this experience as we consider blended education going forward

     

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    Closed captioning will be provided.

     

    About USC Shoah Foundation:

    USC Shoah Foundation is dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action. The Institute strives to understand and share the insights contained within its archive through research, education, and global outreach.

    The Center for Advanced Genocide Research serves as the research and scholarship unit of the Institute, dedicated to advancing new areas of interdisciplinary research on the Holocaust and other genocides. The Institute’s testimony-based education programs have reached more than 100,000 educators and 10 million students worldwide. The Institute works with a dynamic, international community of partners to give the public access to the Visual History Archive at more than 50 universities, and to curated collections at 200 libraries, museums, and memorial sites.

    About Substantial:

    Founded in 2006 in Seattle, Substantial (www.substantial.com) is an industry-leading Digital Innovation + Build studio recognized for creating future-driven custom software in partnership with some of the world’s biggest brands, enterprise tech companies, and NGOs. They are strategic creatives and technologists capable of imagining and building business-changing digital products and empowering responsible, sustainable product cultures for clients, their customers, and the world around them. Headquartered in Seattle, Substantial also has distributed full-time team members in the Bay Area and UK.