Learning History by Doing History

Submitted by Alison Stankrauff Archivists interested in establishing relationships and collaborations with history instructors to foster teaching with primary sources should assess their archive’s collections considering the following four criteria: …

Introduction to Engineering Archives

Submitted in 2016 by Lindsay Anderberg, Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Librarian and Poly Archivist, New York University, la715@nyu.edu Introduction I have found these sessions to be an engaging introduction for …

Exploring Auto/Biography

Submitted by Sarah Horowitz This session was designed for a first-year writing seminar called “Truth and Techno-Identity: Auto/Biographies” which explored issues of truth, self-presentation, and social media. The goals of …

Primary Source Workshop

Submitted by Jenny Swadosh, The New School This lesson was originally developed for teaching Parsons School of Design first-year students about primary sources as part of a required art and …

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Exploring Artists’ Books

Submitted by Heather Smedberg This exercise asks students to closely observe artists’ books and articulate their observations in writing and orally. This approach is based on a simple treasure hunt …