Visual Workflow Diagram Translation Exercise
Hannah Wang | BitCuratorEdu Project
This is an exercise that asks students to take a visual diagram of a born-digital archiving workflow and translate the visual elements into text-based narrative, using a tabular description template. This lesson uses and adapts deliverables from the OSSArcFlow project (IMLS, 2017-2020).
The exercise and discussion questions are available for free download as a PDF or Google Doc, below.
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This learning object might be used in a lesson to satisfy the following learning objectives:
- Design a born-digital archiving workflow.
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The BitCuratorEdu project was an effort (2018-2022) funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study and advance the adoption of digital forensics tools and methods in libraries and archives through professional education efforts. This project was a partnership between Educopia Institute and the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and several Masters-level programs in library and information science.Google Doc PDF
Hannah Wang. (June 16, 2022). Visual Workflow Diagram Translation Exercise. BitCuratorEdu Project.