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ABC-CLIO upgrades history instruction with multimedia content

By Laura Devaney
February 18th, 2015

Video learning modules, text-to-speech and translation capabilities provide educators new approaches to teaching historical concepts and critical thinking

history-multimediaABC-CLIO Solutions, a digital curriculum resource for history and humanities, launches its World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras and World History: The Modern Era video modules at the TCEA Convention & Exposition in early February.

ABC-CLIO also released its text-to-speech functionality, translation tool, and World Geography & Culture Concepts at the convention to enhance its growing library of history instruction resources.

The World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras and World History: The Modern Era video modules offer more than 500 five-minute videos of award-winning teachers discussing historical topics and provides essential, engaging content that is compatible with flipped or blended learning and instructional scaffolding. Each video module includes an outline of key concepts, essential vocabulary terms, and word-for-word video transcripts to provide well-rounded instruction for history.

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