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Friday, August 7 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
4A - Teaching Outside the Box: The future of interdisciplinary approaches to archival instruction

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As higher education increasingly focuses on interdisciplinarity, it is imperative that archives professionals learn how to articulate the interdisciplinary nature of archives through effective outreach and instruction efforts. This session will grapple with the unique opportunities and challenges of interdisciplinary archival instruction through a series of presentations from archivists in higher education institutions from across the country.

Flynn: Teaching Archives as Data in Graphic Design
Corrin: Using Archives to Teach Project Management and Design Thinking
Perez: From the Mountains to the Sea: Environmental Sciences and Archives Instruction
Schwier: Using Primary Sources as Data in the Psychology of Personality
Stecklein: Using Archival Representations of Play in Early Childhood Education Instruction

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Kara Flynn

Research & Educational Services Archivist, University of Arkansas
Kara Flynn is the Research & Educational Services Archivist in special collections at the University of Arkansas. She previously served as the Special Collections Librarian and History/Anthropology/Philosophy Liaison Librarian at Augusta University.

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Julia Corrin

University Archivist, Carnegie Mellon University
Julia Corrin is the university archivist at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her MSI from the University of Michigan in 2012. She formerly held the position of Political Collections Archivist at Arkansas State University.
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Heather Stecklein

Director, UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center, UW-Stout
Heather J. Stecklein has served as the Director of the UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center for ten years. Previously, she administered audiovisual collections at Rush University Medical Center and Erie Neighborhood House in Chicago, Illinois and Presbyterian Homes in Evanston... Read More →
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Carrie Schwier

Outreach and Public Services Archivist, Indiana University Libraries University Archives
Carrie Schwier is the Outreach and Public Services Archivist at the IU Libraries University Archives, where she oversees access services and collaborates with faculty to design and implement primary-source based instruction sessions and assignments.
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Heather Perez

Special Collections Librarian & University Archivist, Stockton University
Heather Perez is the Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist at Stockton University. Since 2017, she has served as the university's first professional archivist and a lone arranger. Previously, she was the archivist at the Atlantic City Free Public Library.

Friday August 7, 2020 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT
Live (Will Be Recorded)