Background: DiversityWeb, developed by by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and the University of Maryland, offers interactive resources for higher education.
DiversityWeb WorkRooms <http://www.inform.umd.edu/diversityweb/WorkRooms/> offer forums for discussion about diversity issues
Audience: Higher Education; Educators
Types of Activities Offered: Several interactive activities are offered:
Sample Pages from Their Site:
Support Available: DiversityWeb WorkRoom offers assistance for those having difficulty participating in discussions and guidelines for participation.
There is no fee to participate.
To Join In: Those interested in participating must register first.
Background: Hidden Histories <http://www.mov.vic.gov.au/Hidden_Histories/> is an Australian collaborative on-line project sponsored by the Victorian Department of Education, Employment and Training and Museum Victoria. The purpose of the project is to "provide documentation of oral histories of the Koorie communities" and to increase the wider community's understanding of the culture of this Australian indigenous group.
- High School students; Educators
Types of Activities Offered: Hidden Histories offers
Sample Pages from Their Site: Students can find activities and support from information provided on their site, though many of the activities take place via email.
Support Available: The site offers support materials for teachers including an oral history checklist, a step-by-step guide, a participation agreement form and permission form.
Participation is free.
To Join In: . To participate in the project, see the background information .