Types of Labs / Sample Assignments

TYPES OF LABS

We offer three basic types of labs:
Single Lab Session with In-Class Analysis Exercise
Single Lab Session with Single Research Assignment – requires return visit(s) to Special Collections
Multiple Lab Sessions with Multiple Assignments – requires return visits to Special Collections

Types of labs are described here.

SAMPLE ASSIGNMENTS

Sample assignment: Single Lab Session with In-Class Analysis Exercise
Ben Lisle (American Studies) – Guided analysis of 1890s Colbiana Materials

Sample assignment: Single Lab Session with Single Research Assignment
Lynne Conner (Theater & Dance) – Guided analysis of performance-related documents

Sample assignment: Multiple Lab Sessions with Multiple Assignments
Elizabeth Leonard (History) – Semester-long analysis of History of Colby materials