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Panel – Inside Crash Course
Saturday, March 11th, 2017
1:30 p.m. - Warner Bros. Theater

From balancing chemical reactions to analyzing famous literature, never before has one video collection offered such a range of content. Since 2011, brothers John and Hank Green have pioneered digital education with their series Crash Course, which has more than 5 million subscribers on YouTube. From science to literature to American and world history, Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. This panel of Crash Course producers provides a look behind the scenes of using this innovative YouTube series to teach history.


Moderator: Ed Ayers – 2017, The History Guys, Professor of the Humanities and President, Emeritus, University of Richmond

Susanna Brusikiewicz

Blake de Pastino

Nicholas Jenkins, Filmmaker and Educator

Raoul Meyer

Stan Muller, Producer and Director

Nicole Sweeny