Using Primary Sources

Using Primary Sources

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Special collections librarians and archivists in academic settings are often confronted with the challenge of teaching classes outside their personal area of expertise, with very little notice or guidancea€”as the authors of this book can attest. Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises features 30 adaptable, hands-on exercises that special collections librarians, archivists, museum professionals, and teaching faculty can use in a multitude of instructional situations with Ka€“12, undergraduate, graduate, and library school students. The exercises teach lessons in both archival intelligencea€”such as building skills in using finding aids and locating primary sourcesa€”and artifactual literacy, such as building skills in interpretation and analysis of primary sources. Each exercise includes sections for audience, subject area, and materials used so that instructors can find customizable, easy-to-follow qrecipesq to use regardless of personal experience and expertise. In addition, this consultable reference resource includes a bibliography of readings related to instruction in special collections, archives, and museum environments.Assessment. After each instructional session concludes, the instructor often reflects on the session and quietly wonders, a€œDid they get it? ... another by various methods, but cultural heritage professionals typically are not part of these assessments and remain uncertain whether ... assessments such as the one- minute paper, the muddiest point survey, the session exit ticket, or a 3a€“2a€“1 essay .2 Numerousanbsp;...

Title:Using Primary Sources
Author:Anne Bahde, Heather Smedberg, Mattie Taormina
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-03-20


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