Developing relevant assignments
One manner of reinforcing the concepts and resources introduced in the workshops is to develop assignments that follow the presentation. These are best designed with the input and vision of the faculty member. This chapter will provide examples of effective assignments using both archival and digital resources.
My second-year class on Canadian Literature had the opportunity to visit the Special Collections for a workshop on how to use the archives for research purposes. The students were given a research project that required them to make use of the skills they had learned during the visit. They were guided in the workshop ...