About This Lesson Plan
This lesson plan is for FF161 - Drawing: Tradition & Innovation's orientation for a class project asking students to:
Instruction takes place via a brief (20 minute) orientation that can take place in the drawing classroom or in the library, and an additional 60 minutes in the library, with support from the librarian, when the students do catalog searching for a book related to a tradition that interests them, register for ARTstor and search for images, and document the text and image sources that they find.
The goal of this session is to be very student-driven, so the instructor should lecture as little as possible and instead engage in conversation with the studetns while they are in the library.
By the end of this session, students will be able to:
Before the Session:
A week before the class, contact the faculty person and request that they:
1- Introduce the assignment and explore the topic of "what is a tradition" with their students prior to the librarian presentation
2- Contact students ahead of class and ask them to bring laptop computers to class that day, if they have them
Setting up if the librarian orientation is in the Drawing classroom followed by student research in the library
Reserve the big table in the library for the students to use before going over to the Drawing classroom
Setting up if the librarian orientation is in the Library classroom followed by student research in the library
Bring out all of the laptop computers. Tables can be arranged as one large table or as multiple small ones.
For either situation
Print out 22 copies of the worksheet (2-sided) and 22 copies of the feedback sheet
Orientation and Activity