Term I/Spring 1998
Tuesday 6:00 - 8:00pm
|Instructor: Ellie Marsh
Office: Ramsey Library 125
PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE: After taking Library Research 101, you should;
1. If you miss a class and do not receive an excused absence:
Assignments may be made up within one week of original due date. Quizzes may NOT be made up.
|Activities =||56 points|
|Quizzes =||28 points|
|16 points (includes sending reflections on each class to instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Final exam =||50 points|
3. Grading Scale:
|A 90% - 100%||(135 - 150 points)|
|B 80% - 89%||(120 - 134 points)|
|C 70% - 79%||(105 - 119 points)|
|D 60% - 69%||(90 - 104 points)|
|F Below 60%||(89 points or less)|
4. Withdrawals: Check the official class schedule for the last day to withdraw from a Term I class.
5. Academic Honesty: Plagiarism, cheating, or helping to cheat in any assignment, quiz, or exam for this course will result in failure of the assignment or the course. See UNCA Catalog for additional procedures followed in cheating cases.
6. Textbook: Introduction to Library Research, Sixth Edition, 1996. Please bring your textbook to every class meeting.
If you have questions about or problems with any of the work in this course, please talk to me. I will have office hours, which we will discuss in class. If those times are not convenient, please call to make an appointment. You can also email me at email@example.com.
|DATE||IN CLASS||ASSIGNMENT (for next class)|
|Introduction to course and class
Tour of Library
|read chapters 1 and 2
campus email account
Library Research Strategy
Class activity - chapter 1
|read chapters 3 & 4|
|Class act. - Library of Congress Sub. Headings
Class act. - Electronic databases
|read chapter 5|
|Class act. - Library Catalog
Finding Information in Periodicals
Quiz: Chapters 1-4
|read chapter 6
Evaluating information act.
|Evaluating information reports
Electronic Information sources
First Search Book Review Digest act.
|read chapter 7|
|Reference Collection (Ref. act.)
|read chapters 8, 9 & 10|
|Quiz: Reference Collection
Wrap-up and review
Top of Document | LR 101 & 102
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