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Preservation Education Curriculum PDFs

Documents have been provided as PDFs to enable you to download the entire curriculum—or portions of it. For each class, the Suggested Readings for Students is also available as a Word file so you can add, delete, or amend the resources, then distribute the customized handout to your students.

Student Assignments
Suggested Graded Assignments
Suggested Term Projects

Class 1: Introduction
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 2: Context for the Cultural Record
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 3: Structure and Deterioration of Paper-based Materials
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 4: Structure and Deterioration of Multimedia Materials
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 5: Building-wide Concerns
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 6: Collections Care
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson

Class 7: Surveys and Assessments
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson

Class 8: Treatment Options
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Taking It Further

Class 9: Preservation Reformatting
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson

Class 10: Creating Sustainable Digital Collections,
Part 1: Digital Issues

Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson

Class 11: Creating Sustainable Digital Collections,
Part 2: Digital Preservation

Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson

Class 12: Disaster Planning
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson
Risk Assessment Checklist
Taking It Further

Class 13: Building a Preservation Program
Overview
Learning Objectives
Resources for the Teacher
Suggested Readings for Students
Suggested Readings for Students (Word)
The Lesson