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Monday, October 8, 2012

6:30 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR121/Alaina Langdahl (PK)

Instructor's Name: Alaina Langdahl
Instructor e-mail: alaina.langdahl15@pcc.edu
Instructor's Phone: 503-890-4449
Instructor's Location: Rock Creek
Refer to me as:
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course no. or title: WR 121
Course CRN: 46746
# of students: 28
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-10-08
Alternate Date: 2012-10-15
Preferred Time: 7:00 pm
Alternate Time: 6:30 pm
Duration: 110
If other:
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? No
If yes please specify:
Assignment description and sample topics: The assignment is for students to
write a definition essay defining a social issue. I would like the issue to
be addressed on Opposing Viewpoints database. The students will need to
create a Works Cited page with five sources.
Students will be able to (check all that apply):
- Develop a search strategy based on their research topics (15 minutes)
- Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
materials (15 minutes)
- Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines (15 minutes)
- Physically locate items and other resources (brief library tour ) (15
- Other (please explain below) (15 minutes)
Other notes: MLA citation resource in PCC library. For example, what citation
maker does the library recommend. Where can students get citation questions
answered besides their instructor?

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