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Instructor name: Chad Helder Students refer to me as: Instructor e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor phone: 3609201384 Instructor location: Rock Creek Preferred contact: e-mail Course subject: Writing - WR Course number: 122 Course CRN: 30245 Number of Students: 25 ADA provisions needed: no Preferred Date: 2013-07-02 Preferred Time: 12:00 pm Alternate Date: Alternate Time: Duration: 120Minutes 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: Library orientation and orientation to the library databases, especially CQ Researcher and the hot topics databases like Opposing Viewpoints. Over the long holiday weekend, students will need to compose an exploratory essay with at least four sources. This is like an annotated bibliography, except it has a reflective tone instead of strict summary. Students need to pose a research question, narrow their topic, and begin finding their sources. After the exploratory essay, students will use the same topic for their big classical argument essay, which will be ten pages, so this is the step where they reflect, learn the background of their topic, and find their standpoint. 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 materials 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