The First Year Seminar (FYS) program at Marshall University is designed to teach critical thinking skills to first year university students using a disciplinary lens provided by the instructor. This iteration of FYS is focused on "digital archives" and follows an exploration of physical objects, physical archives, digital objects, digital archives, and archives that go beyond the traditional physical/digital divide. The course emphasizes student-centered discussion and hands-on activities to teach information literacy, inquiry based thinking, integrative thinking, intercultural thinking, and metacognitive thinking skills.  All activities and assignments are free to reuse under the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.

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