Day of the Workshop

Workshop Roles

Below is a list of different workshop roles and their description.
Typical Schedule

Typical Schedule

It’s important to have a very clear plan for how the day will unfold.  If possible, have the trainers arrive an hour earlier than the rest of your volunteers so you can give them a bit of an overview of your plans for processing the c...

Sign-in Sheet

Sign in sheet to collect attendance numbers, names, and contact info Link to sign-in sheet template

Introductions

The workshop day begins with a welcome and brief introductions from CAW representatives, from the host and partner organizations, and about the collections that will be processed throughout the day. The usual order of introductions is outlined below:...

Presentations

Educational presentations provided basic concepts on AV preservation, handling, and inspections that apply directly with the After introductions CAW representatives provide an educational component to familiarize attendees with the different types...

Breifing

Following the educational presentations, CAW representatives provide a short briefing that introduces the attendees to the different workstations and their workflows. Attendees are encouraged to pick a workstation in which they are most interested...

Processing and Teaching at Workstations

CAW provides an unique opportunity to learn while processing. During the day there are many teachable moments. After the briefing attendees disperse to the different workstations to begin processing collection materials. At each workstation the...

Lunch

Lunch is the most important part of the day. https://flic.kr/p/pQQKtr Lunchtime at CAW Savannah, 2014.

De-Briefing and Evaluations

It is recommended that time is allowed at the end of the day for de-briefing and evaluations to get feedback about the workshop. De-Briefing Attendees can discuss the collections, specific items that they enjoyed, any challenges, surprises,...

Clean up

Make sure collections are returned to Partner Organizations Confirm with PO what will be delivered and when Make sure contact information

Day of the Workshop (old)

It’s important to have a very clear plan for how the day will unfold. Set a start time that enables volunteers to arrive and have a short amount of time for socializing prior to the start of the workshop (this will also account for the inevitable l...