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Friday, August 15 • 10:30am - 11:45am
SESSION 403 - Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn: Instruction and the Use of Primary Sources

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Archivists engage in user instruction aimed at learners of all ages. Yet we know little about each other’s instructional practices. The presenters focus on three aspects of instruction: the education of librarians/archivists in instructional pedagogy, the range of primary source literacy skills represented in instruction as evidenced by the book Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises, and the measuring of instructional impact. The session ends with a discussion of the need for instructional guidelines.

Bahde: Articulating the Skills of Primary Source Literacy
Smedberg: Developing Primary Source Literacy Standards
Taormina: Teaching the Teacher
Yakel: Understanding and Measuring Learning Impact

Speakers
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Anne Bahde

History of Science Librarian, Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University
Anne Bahde is History of Science Librarian in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center at Oregon State University Libraries. She holds a BA in English and Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago, an MLIS from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and an MA in English Literature with a concentration on book history and print culture from Central Washington University; before coming to Oregon State University, she... Read More →
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Heather Smedberg

Reference & Instruction Coordinator, Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego Library
Heather Smedberg is the Reference & Instruction Coordinator, Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library. She holds a BS in history and secondary education from Butler University and an MLS from Indiana University. Her current interests include primary source pedagogy and demonstrating impact.
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Mattie Taormina

Head of Public Service for Special Collections, Stanford University
Mattie Taormina is the Head of Public Services and is a Processing Manuscripts Librarian for Stanford University’s Special Collections and University Archives. Her career in archives began with an archival internship at the Archdiocese of San Francisco in 1993 and she has worked continuously in our field since then. Seeking to be familiar with all facets of information management, she has worked in records management, political research... Read More →
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Elizabeth Yakel

Professor, University of Michigan
Elizabeth Yakel is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs at the University of Michigan School of Information where she teaches in the Archives and Records Management and Preservation of Information areas. Previously she taught at the University of Pittsburgh and was a practicing archivist for over 15 years. She is active in the Society of American Archivists (SAA) where she has served on the governing Council, was... Read More →


Friday August 15, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
Washington 4 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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