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Instructor name: Danica Fierman Students refer to me as: Instructor e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor phone: 971-722-7643 Class location: Rock Creek Preferred contact: e-mail Course subject: Writing - WR Course number: 90 Course CRN: 40026 Number of Students: 21 ADA provisions needed: no Preferred Date: 2013-11-04 Preferred Time: 1:30 pm Alternate Date: Alternate Time: Duration: 50Minutes Do you need time to discuss non-library matters with your class on the day of library instruction? Yes If yes please specify: 5 minutes Assignment description and sample topics: During this library session, I would like the librarian to guide students to the Biography database where students can learn to use this DB and search for a historical figure who accomplished something regarding social justice. Students will have a list of people to begin with, but will also be able to search from the "related topics" on the biography database or about more obscure people who interest them. From this work, they will need to choose 3 sources to read including one reference -- I may have them read fewer sources if they are reading a longer source. They won't have time to read a book or anything of that length. More shorter articles is the idea. They will be writing a poem about the person they research from that person's perspective. Upload class assignment and other relevant documents: What are your learning outcomes for this session? Students will experience using the library and meet at least one librarian. Students will navigate to the library webpage and experience using a database. Students will begin to consider the question of whether a source is relevant to their topic/assignment. They will learn to email the sources to themselves. Students will learn that there are different types of sources (reference, popular, scholarly) They don't need to use scholarly resources necessarily for this assignment.