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Welcome

Schedule

  • 8AM arrive parking garage(?)  LAUREN AND KIM will meet them and have breakfast with them
  • Breakfast at Cafeteria [Sign-in sheet at Cafeteria should be available]
  • 8:40-9:30~ @ Library for an instruction session ANGEL and JOHN DAVID
  • 9:30-11AM Campus Tour with Admissions, visit to game room area in dorm
  • 11:05-11:45 @ Library activity and PPT demo and Dos and Don’ts DORIS [tentative]
  • 11:50-12:30 Lunch in cafeteria LAUREN and RENEE and John David and/or Angel [Sign-in sheet at Cafeteria should be available]
  • 12:35-1:35 @Library for instruction session/research time DORIS

Objectives

  1. Demonstrate basic understanding of Reference collections using a scavenger hunt
  2. Demonstrate ability to locate print resources in the collection
  3. Demonstrate ability to follow directions to create a PowerPoint presentation
  4. Demonstrate ability to collect and use information as part of a presentation
  5. Demonstrate basic understanding of APA formatting

 

Topics

  • Writing....
  • What makes a good presentation?
  • Overview of research process:
  •  Key Word Searching, Subject Searching
  • How to refine a search
  • What doesn't show up in a catalog search
  • Reference Sources
  • Intro to Daniel A Cannon Memorial Library resources using the catalog and a scavenger hunt

Resources on the Web for today's lesson

Halloween is coming. Today we will explore the Great American Ghost Story in the mid to late 1800s up to WWI. What (if any) are the similarities between this information and the short story by Ambrose Bierce (The Damn Thing).