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Art Restoration and Preservation course syllabus from Manchester College
Building a School Archives
Schools produce rich historical records. Yearbooks, school lunch menus, flyers promoting dances or student elections, photographs, letters, issues of the school newspaper, and other items document not only the history of the school, but also often reflect the history of the community, state, or nation. Developing a school archives provides a valuable service-learning opportunity for students and creates a lasting legacy from which future students will benefit.
Southern Paiute Lives and Legends—A History Service-Learning Project
This Service Learning Project focused on the process of developing a museum exhibit on the Paiute Tribe and their lives and legends.
Teaching History in a Museum Setting Using a Service Learning Experience
Service-learning programs at museums can be effective, especially when coupled with learning style theory and sound teaching strategies. This study examines the training of high school students to lead family tours at Clayton, the restored nineteenth century Pittsburgh home of Henry Clay Frick.