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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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

Library instruction for WR 122 / Jason Larson (SS)

Instructor name: Jason Larson
Students refer to me as: Jason
Instructor e-mail: jason.larson2@pcc.edu
Instructor phone: 5038631877
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Writing - WR
Course number: 122
Course CRN: 27493
Number of Students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2013-04-16
Preferred Time: 2:00 pm
Alternate Date: 2013-04-18
Alternate Time: 2:00 pm
Duration: 110Minutes
Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of
library instruction? Yes
If yes please specify: 10-15 minutes to introduce "research log" assignment.
Assignment description and sample topics: Students will be
researching/writing about same topic/theme for entire term (self-chosen).
They will write three different types of arguments in respect to their topic.
Their first assignment, which will coincide with the library lesson, will ask
students to write an evaluative argument. Essentially, they will need to
judge the quality of a specific aspect of their topic. Before the library
lesson, students will need to submit a "Term Topic Proposal" and begin
drafting (without sources). I will send sample topics once I receive the
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.

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