Category Archives: Pedagogy Series

Bring your class to the Division of Special Collections

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Every semester, the Division of Special Collections invites University of Alabama faculty members as well as local teachers and group leaders to bring their students to visit either the W.S. Hoole Library in Mary … Continue reading

Have you booked your session this spring?

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow We’re one month into the spring semester, but requests are still coming in for sessions in the Division of Special Collections. The information below is no longer accurate, so links to reference documents and … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 2: “In the Archives” themed Honors First Year Writing, Part I

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, and Kate Matheny, IT Technical Specialist I The Division of Special Collections and Digital Services collaborated to provide Honors First-Year Writing classes (English 103) with information pertaining to how best to search and discover … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 2: “In the Archives” themed Honors First Year Writing, Part II

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, and Kate Matheny, IT Technical Specialist I On Monday, we discussed the collaboration between Amy and Brooke that led to this fall’s “In the Archive” themed Honors First-Year Writing classes. Today, we’re covering what Brooke … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 3.1: American Folklore and the Lupton Cookbook Collection

By: Dr. Stacy Morgan, Associate Professor in American Studies Our pedagogy series is a way to highlight innovative teaching using primary sources housed in the Division of Special Collections. Interested in reviewing our earlier features? If so, check out Brooke Champagne’s Honors First … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 3.2: Our Community Roots

By: Emily Tarvin, MA student in American Studies Our pedagogy series is a way to highlight innovative teaching using primary sources housed in the Division of Special Collections. Read Dr. Morgan’s introduction to his series if you haven’t already. Emily Tarvin, … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 3.3: Soul Food Cookery

By: Samm Banks, MA student in American Studies Our pedagogy series is a way to highlight innovative teaching using primary sources housed in the Division of Special Collections. Read the first and second posts of this series if you haven’t already. … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 3.4: The Muslim Recipe Book

By: Laci Thompson, MA student in American Studies Our pedagogy series is a way to highlight innovative teaching using primary sources housed in the Division of Special Collections. This post is our final portion of our series dedicated to Dr. Morgan’s … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 4.1: English 103 exhibition project

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow In our fourth pedagogy series (check out our first, second, and third series), we are covering the new exhibition going up in the W.S. Hoole Library lobby on the second floor of Mary Harmon Bryant … Continue reading

Pedagogy Series 4.2: Artifacts of Ancestry

By: Lauren Cardon, Assistant Professor of English This is the second post of a five-part series on Dr. Cardon’s English 103 — honors composition — classes and their project using Special Collections materials to create a physical display for exhibition … Continue reading