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Instruction Services

This guide describes instruction services offered by SCUA.

Benefits of Using Primary Sources in Your Classroom

Why Primary Source Instruction?

Using primary source materials in the classroom

  • improves critical thinking and research skills,
  • engages students by making historical events more personal which helps them view history as a sequence of human events instead of distant historical events, and
  • encourages students to use evidence for their research.

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Special Collections & University Archives
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403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University Library
Ames, IA 50011
515 294-6672
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