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In the spirit of collaboration across libraries and archives in the Northwest, the symposium will focus on the value of integrating unique content into the educational experience by sharing best practices, research, and shared experiences. With a focus on current research and learning outcomes and practical examples of experiential learning opportunities designed to engage and inspire students, this gathering seeks to strengthen and energize instruction programs at Alliance institutions and beyond. Space is limited so register now.

To register and for more information visit the event page and click on the “select a date” button to register. You will need to register for the opening reception separately. The opening reception is free with symposium registration.

Hotel accommodations at Courtyard Marriott South Lake Union; ask for the SPU Symposium rate.

Sponsored by the Orbis Cascade Alliance, the Seattle Pacific University Library, University of Puget Sound Collins Library, and the Willamette University Hatfield Library.

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2016
Thursday, March 17th
5:00 PM

Opening Reception at Folio

Seattle Pacific University

Folio: 314 Marion Street

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Friday, March 18th
9:15 AM

Session A: Immersed in Primary Sources: Crafting Student Engagement

Mary McRobinson, Willamette University
Cris Paschild, Portland State University
Erin Passehl-Stoddart, University of Idaho

Library Seminar Room

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Session B: Using Primary Documents in Undergraduate and Graduate Classes: Three Models

Michael Paulus, Seattle Pacific University
Adrienne Meier, Seattle Pacific University
Owen Ewald, Seattle Pacific University
Richard Scheuerman, Seattle Pacific University
Rick Steele, Seattle Pacific University

Library Classroom

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

10:30 AM

Session A - Student Mentoring: Beyond the Rusty Staple: Undergraduates as Understudies in the Archives

Rachael Woody, Linfield College

Library Classroom

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session A - Student Mentoring: The Historian's Apprenticeship: Developing Inquiry-Based Courses and Projects

Jennifer O'Neal, University of Oregon

Library Classroom

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session B - Educational Standards: Building a Special Collections Instruction Program

Katie L.B. Henningsen, University of Puget Sound

Library Seminar Room

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Session B - Educational Standards: Update on the RBMS/SAA Joint Task Force on Primary Source Literacy Standards

Anne Bahde, Oregon State University

Library Seminar Room

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1:00 PM

Session A Lightning Talks - Undergraduate Teaching: Everything Old is New Again: Employing Whitman's Ladies Magazines Collection to Engage Students

Julie Carter, Whitman College

Library Classroom

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session A Lightning Talks - Undergraduate Teaching: Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Teaching with a College Newspaper

Lori Ricigliano, University of Puget Sound

Library Classroom

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session A Lightning Talks - Undergraduate Teaching: Library Exhibitions and the Liberal Arts Laboratory

Zachariah Selley, Lewis & Clark College

Library Classroom

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session A Lightning Talks - Undergraduate Teaching: Reading Primary Resources: Building Context for Literary Interpretation

Katherine Curtis, University of Puget Sound

Library Classroom

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session B Lightning Talks - Teaching with Digital Collections: Darwin: a First Edition in Print and Digital Contexts

Amy Blau, Whitman College

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session B Lightning Talks - Teaching with Digital Collections: Teaching and Research Opportunities from Large-Scale Collaborations

Jodi Allison-Bunnell, Orbis Cascade Alliance

Library Seminar Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session B Lightning Talks - Teaching with Digital Collections: The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation: A Third Space for Teaching with Digital Primary Sources

Trevor J. Bond, Washington State University

Library Seminar Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session B Lightning Talks - Teaching with Digital Collections: Witches, Vagabonds, Plots, and Plagues: Engaging First-Year Students with EEBO

Peggy Burge, University of Puget sound

Library Seminar Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Session A Roundtable Discussion & Un-conference Discussion: Using Primary Sources to Build Historical Empathy: or, Why Should I Care about this Topic

Janet Hauck, Whitworth University
Sarah Dilworth, Whitworth University

Library Classroom

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Session B Roundtable Discussion & Un-conference Discussion: What did we miss: or, a time for your questions and thoughts

Trevor J. Bond, Washington State University

Library Seminar Room

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

3:20 PM

Closing Remarks from the Program Committee

Trevor J. Bond, Washington State University

Library Seminar Room

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM