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Please contact Debbi Lomax if you would like to reserve the library classroom for a different use which does not require a librarian. You may not reserve the room more than one week in advance unless it is for library instruction.
Instructor's Name: Christopher Rose Instructor e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor's Phone: 5637 Instructor's Location: Cascade Refer to me as: Chris Preferred contact: e-mail Course no. or title: WR 121 Course CRN: 43813 # of students: 25 ADA provisions needed: Preferred Date: 2012-10-30 Alternate Date: 2012-10-25 Preferred Time: 3:00 pm Alternate Time: 3:30 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: This assignment is designed to help students prepare to write their final paper—a synthesis of multiple perspectives on a question at issue. By writing a research proposal, they will be able to generate ideas for your final paper and set up a research strategy. The research proposal should be 750-1000 words long (three to four pages) and include four major sections: (1) introduction, (2) working hypothesis, (3) working bibliography, and (4) research strategy. Some sample topics include fluoride in Portland's water, bicycle safety, gentrification in Portland, fishing rights, polygamy, and the legalization of hemp production. 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) - Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and evaluate best choices in the results list (25 minutes) Other notes: Sessions times usually end with giving the students time to research their five sources.