Tuesday, June 1

Meet in Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library, Room 1170 (see map)
Registration, Snacks and Drinks 1:30-1:45

Session A 1:45-3:00

• Welcome
o Dean Renee Curry, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
• Introductions
• Institute Overview
• Material Culture, Active Learning and Tour Script
• Schedule
• How-to Use Institute Wiki

Break 3:00-3:15

Session B 3:15-5:00

• What is Material Culture?
• Small Group Discussion: Incorporating Material Culture in Tour Scripts
• Check-In and Feedback

Dinner 7:20

• We invite all participants to join us for dinner at The Fishwife at Asilomar Beach,
1996 ½ Sunset Drive, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 (831) 375-7107
o Come early and go for a walk along the ocean and/or have a drink at Roy's/The Inn at Spanish Bay.

Wednesday, June 2

Meet in Library, Room 1170

Breakfast 8:30-9:00

• Served outside of library classroom

Session A 9:00-10:30
• CUNY: Making Objects Speak
Professor Jane Mushabac, English, New York Tech, City University of New York
• Questions and Answers

Break 10:30-10:45

Session B 10:45-12:00

• Participant Presentations: How They Use Material Culture in Teaching/Institution,
and Tours They Are Creating
• Discussion

Lunch 12:00-1:00

• Served outside of library classroom

Session C 1:00-2:15

• Presentation and Discussion of Missions and Public History
• Mission Carmel Briefing and Visit Objectives
• Writing the Tour Script, Creating a Storyboard and Practicing for the Voice Recording

Leave for Mission Carmel 2:30

On-Site Exploration of a Mission: 3:00-4:30
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, 3080 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923 (831) 624-1271

Critique and Discussion of Carmel Mission 4:45-5:30

Mission Ranch, 26270 Dolores Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923 (831) 624-6436
• Relax and no-host drinks
• Check-In and Feedback


• Some participants might like to stay after our discussion of the Carmel Mission to walk around Carmel village, along the beach, and/or have dinner at Mission Ranch.

Thursday, June 3

Meet in Library, Room 1170

Breakfast 8:30-9:00
• Served outside of library classroom

Session A 9:00-10:15

• Active Learning and Tour Script
• Working Session in Team of 2 or 3: Evaluating Tour Scripts and Incorporating Active Learning

Break 10:15-10:30

Session B 10:30-12:00

• A Place is a Story: Teaching, Telling and Script Writing,
Professor Enid Baxter Blader, Department Chair, Teledramatic Arts, CSUMB

Lunch 12:00-1:00
• Served outside of library classroom

Building 18, Room 156
Session C: 1:00-3:00

• Script Writing and Story Boards
• Practice for Voice Recording

Break 3:00-3:15
• Snacks and drinks served in Building 18, Entrance Hall

Session D 3:15-5:15

• Making, Recording and Posting to YouTube
• Presentation of Technology Options for Audio/Digital Tours
Troy Challenger, Faculty Technology Consultant, Center for Academic Technologies, CSUMB

• Check-In and Feedback

Friday, June 4

Library, Room 1170

Breakfast 8:30-9:00
• Served outside of library classroom

Breakfast 8:30-9:00
• Served outside of library classroom

Session A 9:00-11:00 Participant Tour Presentations: brief introduction, reason for choosing these objects, intended audience, tell us something about the larger project, and one key question you would like feedback on (2 minutes). Show Youtube on Project Youtubes

  • Group A


  • Group B



  • Group C


  • Group D

Allyson, Vicky, and Lynn


Session B 11-12:00

• Written Evaluation
• Small Group Discussion: Making Connections, Audio Tours, and Next Steps
• Post-Institute Use of Wiki

Lunch and Farewells 12:00
• Box Lunches outside of library classroom

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