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Thursday, February 7, 2013

8 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Library instruction for RD 115 / John Wright (SS)

Instructor name: John Wright
Students refer to me as: John
Instructor e-mail: john.wright3@pcc.edu
Instructor phone: 9712717219
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Reading - RD
Course number: 115
Course CRN: 13985
Number of Students: 25
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2012-03-07
Preferred Time: 8:00 am
Alternate Date: 2012-03-14
Alternate Time: 8:00 am
Duration: 90Minutes
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: I have two sections of RD 115 that
meet on Thursday and Friday--one section at 8-9:50 and another from 11-12:50.
I would like to assign a simple research project where students become an
"expert" about a particular question they have. I would like an
introduction to library resources, some feedback about how to phrase a
question for research, and I would really like some formal instruction around
smarter ways to use the web. I realize this is short notice, but the need
is greater than I anticipated. Any Tuesday or Thursday in Weeks 5 or 6 that
could accommodate both sections will work for me.
Upload class assignment and other relevant documents:
What are your learning outcomes for this session? Smarter, better web
searches. An introduction to finding materials relevant to a broad research
question both online and in the library itself.
Other notes: The morning class has 20-25 students in attendance each day, and
the 11 o'clock class has around 25. They will be conducting research for a
project due Week 9.

Posted by: Library Web Event