Teaching with Archival Records Unconference

  • 15 Nov 2019
  • 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-03:00)
  • Rm 405, 350 Victoria St, Ryerson University Library, Toronto, ON

The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) Toronto Area Archivists' Group (TAAG) invites you to the Teaching with Archival Records Unconference which is a full-day event for archivists to discuss, share, and explore pedagogical approaches to archival literacy.

While the preliminary themes focus on defining core archival literacy competencies, adding engagement and interactivity to class presentations, designing assignments, and evaluating impact through metrics and assessments, the content will be participant-driven with collaborative activities such as brainstorming topics and lightning talks.

Date: Friday, 15 November 2019, 9:15 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Ryerson University Library, Rm 405

Proposed Schedule:

9:15am - 9:45am: Topic proposals and finalize schedule
9:45am - 10:30am: Speaker: James Roussain, Archivist, Outreach & Instruction, John M. Kelly Library, University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto
10:30am - 10:45: Break (light refreshments available)
10:45am - 11:30am: Session 1 - Core competencies for students
11:30am - 12:15pm : Session 2 - Activities and engagement

12:15pm - 1:15pm: Lunch (on your own)

1:15pm - 2:00 pm: Session 3 - Assignments
2:00pm - 2:45pm: Session 4 - Metrics
2:45pm - 3:00pm: Break (light refreshments available)
3:00pm - 3:45pm: Session 5 - Bonus
3:45pm - 4:30pm: Speaker: Allison Little, Senior Coordinator, Educational Programming and Exhibitions, Archives of Ontario

Maximum participants: 45

Registration: $20 members ($40 non-members)


If you have any questions, please contact Katrina Cohen-Palacios at kcohenp@yorku.ca.

The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) is led by a committed community of volunteers from across the province. 

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