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Stanford University campus from above
Sep 5, 2017
Overview: This activity invites students to close read a space on campus by identifying the space's audience and purpose and determining which parts of the space are private/public and welcoming/unwelcoming to visitors.
Sep 1, 2017
Three years ago, we welcomed our first cohort of PWR fellows into the program. Since that time, almost all of them have moved on to other positions beyond Stanford.
Aug 23, 2017
With the start of the new academic year, we're happy to welcome new colleagues to our community and wish others farewell as they embark on new adventures.
Aug 22, 2017
The students spotlighted in this issue are the two winners of the Spring 2017 Lunsford Awards.  They will be honored in person in a ceremony in May 2018.
Aug 3, 2017
Overview: This activity helps students continue to develop their focus and argument for their RBAs. It is intended to show students that research is an ongoing process.
sample storyboard by PWR student
Jul 24, 2017
Overview: A “storyboard is the visual presentation of narrative or argumentative sequence through segmented frames that illustrate essential scenes or ideas.
photo of Bender Room in Green Library
Jul 19, 2017
Overview: Want to engage your students explicitly in library research again after the initial workshop or review earlier in the quarter? Give them time to return for independent research.
Jul 19, 2017
Overview: Most students benefit most from their library workshop when they've started to develop important search skills and connect them to their research even before they walk into Green Library.  This activity uses a works
Campus bulletin board with flyers from
Jul 17, 2017
Overview: Designed for PWR 2 students, this activity asks them to draw on design principles from Robin Williams and Timothy Samara in a collaborative activity that moves them outside the classroom.
Jul 14, 2017
Overview: Students in PWR 1 and 2 spend a significant amount of time conducting research at the Stanford Library.


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