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Teaching Brooklyn History through the Archives

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Katz, Robin M. “Teaching Brooklyn History through the Archive.” Brooklyn Aesthetics Conference. Brooklyn, NY. April 21, 2012. Panelist.

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Teaching Brooklyn History through the Archives

  1. 1. Students & Faculty in the Archives Robin M. Katz @robinmkatz #safabhs Brooklyn Aesthetics Conference 2012
  2. 2. Outreach + Public Services Archivist
  3. 3. Public Historian
  4. 4. part-time Stack Assistant
  5. 5. Students & Faculty in the Archives
  6. 6. SAFA
  7. 7. primary sources SAFA
  8. 8. first-year undergrads SAFA
  9. 9. grant-funded SAFA
  10. 10. grant-fundedJan 2011 - Dec 2013 SAFA
  11. 11. grant-fundedUS Dept of Ed - FIPSE SAFA
  12. 12. 3 schools SAFA
  13. 13. 18 faculty SAFA
  14. 14. wide range of disciplines SAFA
  15. 15. class visits to archives SAFA
  16. 16. staff visits to campus SAFA
  17. 17. walking tours SAFA
  18. 18. independent research SAFA
  19. 19. and more! SAFA
  20. 20. course websites SAFA
  21. 21. summer fellowship SAFA
  22. 22. national partners SAFA
  23. 23. Summer Institute SAFA
  24. 24. Goals
  25. 25. GoalsFaculty Development
  26. 26. GoalsCollaborative Network
  27. 27. GoalsStudent Learning
  28. 28. GoalsStudent Engagement + Retention
  29. 29. Fall 2011
  30. 30. • 15 courses• 41 visits• 287 unique students• 696 students thru the door• 409 items requested• 55 students returned
  31. 31. St. Francis College - Fall 2011Athena Devlin Introduction to American StudiesAlexandria Egler The American Religious ExperienceSara Haviland US History : 1896 - PresentEric Platt US History : 1896 - PresentJennifer Wingate American Art
  32. 32. Spring 2012
  33. 33. • 12 courses• 22 visits• 207 items requested
  34. 34. St. Francis College - Spring 2012Alexandria Egler The American Religious ExperienceSara Haviland US History : 1896 - PresentEric Platt US History : 1896 - PresentJennifer Wingate Commemorative Practices in the US
  35. 35. Our Teaching Philosophy
  36. 36. Our Teaching Philosophy What we do NOT do
  37. 37. Our Teaching Philosophy Less is more!
  38. 38. Our Teaching Philosophy Document Analysis
  39. 39. Faculty Collaboration
  40. 40. • Course planning• Research• Class facilitation• Teaching evaluation
  41. 41. Aesthetics + SAFA
  42. 42. Aesthetics + SAFA The Collections
  43. 43. Aesthetics + SAFA The Building
  44. 44. safa.brooklynhistory.org Robin M. Katz Outreach + Public Services Archivist Brooklyn Historical Society @robinmkatz #safabhs rkatz@brooklynhistory.org

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