HR 101- What we Leave Behind: Fashion & Decor Through the Ages
Welcome to the online version of your library instruction class for HR 101. It is meant for you to use throughout your course. If you have any questions after our library instruction class, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk in the library, either by coming in person, by phone at 203-254-4000 x2178 or email at email@example.com. You can also IM us through Ask A Librarian (see box to the right).
Period Research Project (30%)
Each student will choose a particular period to research. You will gather detailed information about:
The history of the period, including major historical events, religious beliefs and social norms
Visual artists and art works of the period
Music and musicians of the period
Principle male and female silhouettes of the period
Architectural innovations and norms of the period
Major public buildings, ecclesiastical buildings or monuments of the period
Domestic architecture of the period
Interior design features of the period
Use of textiles in the period
Decorative motifs of the period
Furniture of the period
You will assemble your information into a written document, as well as a two-page summary of your research, to be used as a handout in class.
You will also assemble a detailed Reference Morgue, using PowerPoint.
The reference morgue is a means to gain a stronger and more profound understanding of the periods of study.You will gather, analyze and organize pictorial, literary, and cultural enrichment research pieces.
Research may be collected from libraries, museums, the Internet, magazines and other appropriate sources.Appropriate bibliographical annotations are expected.