Shootings: Oral Histories
Recommendations for Integration:
- This RWLO was designed
for implementation in an information literacy course (General
Studies 1031: CyberResearch in the Library).
- RWLO can also be
implemented in American History courses, political science
courses and English composition courses.
- Instructors must
familiarize themselves with the following materials prior to the
- How to distinguish
primary and secondary resources
- How to evaluate
- How to critically
- How to utilized
both databases listed
- To capture student
attention, a local oral history database could be used in place
of the Kent State Shootings database.
- This RWLO will work
best in a computer lab setting or minimally in a classroom with
an instructor’s computer/projector setup.
- If the technology is unavailable, the
instructor could prepare a PowerPoint presentation with screen
shots of the databases to review with students prior to their
attempting the assignment. The assignment would then be an
out of class assignment.