Category Archives: Composition

Pedagogy Series Conclusion: Interview with Shelby Gatewood

By: Shelby Gatewood, first-year undergraduate at The University of Alabama Editor’s Note: This post is the last of a six-part series highlighting innovative special collections pedagogy.  Read an interview with Sarah Smiley’s instructor, Brooke Champagne and review the assignment. Then learn about Mary Dees, Jean … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series Kick-Off: Interview with Brooke Champagne

By: Brooke Champagne, English instructor at The University of Alabama Editor’s Note: This post is the first of a six-part series highlighting innovative special collections pedagogy. Brooke Champagne, an instructor of English at The University of Alabama, taught two sections of … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series: Featured Assignment

By: Brooke Champagne, English instructor at The University of Alabama, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow at the W.S. Hoole Library Editor’s Note: This post is the second of a six-part series highlighting innovative special collections pedagogy. Read an interview with … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series: Interview with Sarah Smylie

By: Sarah Smiley, first-year undergraduate at The University of Alabama Editor’s Note: This post is the fourth in a six-part series highlighting innovative special collections pedagogy. Read an interview with Sarah Smiley’s instructor, Brook Champagne; review the assignment; or learn about … Continue reading

Why should you develop special collections assignments for your classes?

By Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Last week, I posted about how to consider using special collections in your class and how to request a class session for this fall. This week, I thought I’d go over some of the … Continue reading