All GTA’s classes have been scheduled for a specific library session. Some of them will be for today, but if your library sessions are scheduled for a different day, please adapt the syllabus and daily lesson plans to meet your schedule.
become familiar with Morgan Library resources
learn to search library resources, such as SAGE, Academic Search Premier and Lexis-Nexis.
Attendance, introduction, and instruction
Begin class by reminding students why you’ve brought them to the library today. You might preview the homework (bring at least one library source and one more new annotation to class next time) to encourage involvement today. Finally, introduce the librarian who will be conducting today’s class, and hand over the reins.
The librarian will introduce students to library resources and allow time for them to conduct searches on their inquiry question.
Collect homework, conclude class and assign homework
Ask students to turn in the annotation they brought to class today. Remind students to check the Writing Studio for specifics on homework.
Find the rest of your sources. Bring all of your sources and at least one new annotation to class next time.
Acquire a periodical, either a print newspaper, a magazine, or an academic journal and bring this to class on Thursday
Read the Evaluating Sources Overview on Writing Studio http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/trad_research/eval/