This page contains links to many resources for new and seasoned users of the Keywords for American Cultural Studies book and the Collaboratory.
What is a Keyword Assignment?
Find solutions for approaching a keyword assignment, including ways to explain what "keyword" means to your students.
What is the Keywords Collaboratory?
Read more about the Collaboratory, an interactive online space that uses the same format as Wikipedia, where classes and other groups can work together
on new keywords
The Keywords ePacket
This packet of resources includes ideas for course planning, sample assignments, a tutorial for using a wiki, and tips for online writing.
New Keyword Essays
Read featured keyword essays from the Collaboratory by researchers, undergraduates, and graduate students.
Sample Keywords Collaboratory Assignments and Syllabi
Read Keyword Collaboratory assignments and syllabi by instructors Glenn Hendler, Keith Feldman, Steven Tobias, and Daniel HoSang.
Set Up a Collaboratory
Instructors can set up a Collaboratory for their classes to continue the dialogue on keywords in the book and this website or begin a conversation on new keywords.
Share Your Ideas
Send your projects, syllabi and/or assignments to email@example.com for possible publication on this site.
Take a look at these videos which might useful for planning a Collaboratory and for training collaborators:
Wikis in Plain English
Heavy Metal Umlaut by Jon Udell