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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

6 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.

Library instruction for WR121 / Helder (SS)

Instructor name: Chad Helder
Students refer to me as: Chad
Instructor e-mail: chad.helder@pcc.edu
Instructor phone: 360-920-1384
Instructor location: Rock Creek
Preferred contact: e-mail
Course subject: Writing - WR
Course number: 121
Course CRN: 44927
Number of Students: 27
ADA provisions needed: no
Preferred Date: 2013-11-06
Preferred Time: 6:00 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: Introduction to "Hot Topics"
databases. Students are preparing to write an argumentative research essay.
Students will be required to use one CQ Researcher report and two related
Opposing Viewpoints articles as the foundation for their research. Students
need to form a research question. Before drafting the argumentative essay,
students will write an exploratory, reflective response to the CQ Researcher
report and Opposing Viewpoints articles as a way to find their own standpoint
in response to their research and research question.
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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