self-teaching guide using the
Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM to
introduce human rights concepts,
history, documents, and issues.
or Windows Computer with
Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM1
School - Adult groups
Install as instructed by the Amnesty
Interactive CD Instructions.
Run the Amnesty Interactive program
as instructed by the CD's Instructions.
Once the introduction has concluded,
you will see a main menu that
has five sections:
If a white box appears instead
of an animated or motion sequence,
this indicates that this CD-ROM
was created before your more sophisticated
computer. You need to get an upgraded
version of the CD-ROM or use an
older, compatible computer.
You are to investigate different
aspects of human rights around
the world by exploring in each
of the five sections of the CD-ROM.
At the end of your session, you
should be able to do these things:
and describe at least 10 people
who have contributed to human
rights (e.g., thinkers, activists,
at least 5 documents from ancient
to modern times that have contributed
to the development of human
rights concepts and law.
at least 3 stories concerning
human rights issues from the
STORIES menu and link each story
to specific rights listed in
the Universal Declaration of
Human Rights. Be able to give
the article number of those
the human rights situation in
at least one country in each
of the worlds major regions
(Africa; North, Central and
South America; Europe; Asia;
and Oceania). Use the PLACES
menu for this part of the assignment.
Discuss The developers
of this CD-ROM claim that "Every
voice makes a difference"
when people take action about
human rights issues. Based upon
the information you have gathered,
is this claim valid? Be able to
offer specific evidence to support
Amnesty Interactive CD Rom is
part of the Human Rights USA Resource
Kit from the Human
Rights USA Resource Center
Adapted from Bill Fernekes, Human
Rights Educators Network,
Amnesty International USA.