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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / James Maynard (PK)

Instructor name: James Maynard
Students refer to me as: James
Instructor e-mail: james.maynard15@pcc.edu
Instructor phone:
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Writing - WR
Course number: 121
Course CRN: 17835
Number of Students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2013-03-04
Preferred Time: 1:00 pm
Alternate Date: 2013-03-06
Alternate Time: 1:00 pm
Duration: 45Minutes
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 an Informative
Synthesis, which is focusing on a specific topic: higher education in America
today. The students will have already read two articles, both published in
national journals. They will be looking to get some helpful tips how to use
the library databases to find LOCAL articles about Oregon higher education.
Upload class assignment and other relevant documents:
Essay 4 - Informative Synthesis.doc:

What are your learning outcomes for this session?
Become orientated with online resources available at the Rock Creek library

Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and evaluate
best choices in the results list.

Other notes:
Let me know if you have any questions. I'd like to meet earlier if possible,
perhaps this week, just so I know what to expect. This is my first semester
teaching at PCC and I'd like to get oriented as well.

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