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Teaching the Middle East: A Resource for Educators provides links to freely available images found on the Internet as well as numerous private collections. Image collections used on this site include the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, the University of Chicago Middle East Photo Archive, the personal collections of University of Chicago faculty, Wikimedia, and other websites. Where possible links have been provided to the original image source and related copyright information. Please contact those sources for further information.
Oriental Institute Museum Copyright Policy:
All images from the Oriental Institute Museum's collection may be used for the personal, not-for-profit use of students, scholars, and the public. Any such use must name "The Oriental Institute of The University of Chicago" as the original source for the material. All text and images are subject to copyright laws and, except where noted otherwise, are the property of the Oriental Institute.
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John Larson, Museum Archivist
The Oriental Institute Museum
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Chicago, IL 60637
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This site has 18 learning modules containing the following components:
Gain a broader understanding of the region’s geography, history, and religion. [4 Modules]
Compare aspects of Middle Eastern culture before and after the advent of Islam. [14 Modules]
For each learning module, high school educators have created two lesson plans with guiding questions for student research and classroom discussion. [36 Lesson Plans]