This is an activity we introduced at one of our Engaging Our Digital Natives workshops last year. Since then, we’ve been told that many faculty have used this resource with great success.
We have used this activity with some of the Freshmen writing classes to introduce students to some advanced research skills such as how to:
This activity was developed by Cindy McCullagh and Joan Hopkins in an effort to help students become familiar with how to access primary source materials. Through these primary sources, students will learn about the atmosphere and conditions that prompted Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to compose his Letter from A Birmingham Jail.