Archivists are increasingly developing workshops and courses in order to help students better understand and use archival materials. The incorporation of critical thinking skills into these instructional programs can significantly enhance them and improve the ability of students to analyze and interpret primary sources. This article first provides an introduction to critical thinking instruction and then describes how the university archivist successfully implemented critical thinking skills into a historical research methods course at Northern Michigan University.
The Archivist as Educator: Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into Historical Research Methods Instruction
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Marcus Robyns; The Archivist as Educator: Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into Historical Research Methods Instruction. The American Archivist 1 September 2001; 64 (2): 363–384. doi: https://doi.org/10.17723/aarc.64.2.q4742x2324j10457
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