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Thursday, October 3, 2013

2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 122 / Larson (SS)

Instructor name: Jason Larson
Students refer to me as:
Instructor e-mail: jason.larson2@pcc.edu
Instructor phone:
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Writing - WR
Course number: 122
Course CRN: 46909
Number of Students: 27
ADA provisions needed:
Preferred Date: 2013-10-03
Preferred Time: 2:30 pm
Alternate Date: 2013-10-08
Alternate Time: 2:30 pm
Duration: 80Minutes
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: Students will choose a research
topic to explore throughout the term (they need to be married to this
topic/theme by the beginning of week 2), and to begin exploration of this
topic, students will be asked to write an evaluative argument on a specific
article, film, or song related to self-chosen topic. I will send sample
topics once students have chosen them, along with assignment sheet.
Upload class assignment and other relevant documents:
What are your learning outcomes for this session?
>Develop a search strategy based on research topic
>Perform and efficient search of library catalog for books and other
>Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and evaluate
best choices in the results list
>Introduce specialized databases for more specific/advanced research

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