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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

4 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR 121 / Helder (SS)

Instructor name: Chad Helder
Students refer to me as: Chad
Instructor e-mail: chad.helder@pcc.edu
Instructor phone: 3609201384
Class location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Writing - WR
Course number: 121
Course CRN: 22829
Number of Students: 27
ADA provisions needed:
Preferred Date: 2014-04-29
Preferred Time: 4:00 pm
Alternate Date:
Alternate Time:
Duration: 110Minutes
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: General library orientation.
Students are working on an evaluation essay. They need to find secondary
sources for their essay. For example, if they are evaluating a film, they
need to research what other reviewers have written about the film. For the
second half of class, orientation for google docs and using collaborative
features in google docs.
Upload class assignment and other relevant documents:
What are your learning outcomes for this session?
Develop a search strategy based on their research topic
Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other
Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines
Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and evaluate
best choices in the results list
Physically locate items and other resources

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