Type - PowerPoint
Scholarly Journals Presentation
This presentation will give students a chance to interact using clickers. Content includes information about our collection, scholarly vs. popular publications, and the ZSR Find a Journal page.
The Library Catalog Presentation
This presentation makes use of clickers throughout and introduces students to the catalog and call numbers. Once the presentation is complete, students would have time to begin their books assignment.
Annotated Bibliographies and Reference Resources
This PowerPoint walks students through what an annotated bibliography is as well as introduces reference resources. It can be used in conjunction with the handout on annotated bibliographies.
Boolean Operators, Keywords, and Subject Headings
This presentation will walk students through the complicated aspects of boolean operators, keywords, and subject headings, concluding with the opportunity to use this knowledge to create a complex search string.
Citations Clicker Presentation
This presentation is designed to make use of an Audience Response System to demonstrate student’s ability to cite using MLA format. Use the attached PDF to give the students a “physical” work to cite and the following websites for online works:
Zotero Lecture *file forthcoming*
This PowerPoint will walk your students through the basics of Zotero on their ThinkPad. It makes use of screenshots with annotations to make the specifics you are discussing absolutely clear.
Steps in the Research Process Lecture
This lecture will walk you through an entire class on the Research Process. This includes a class activity using cards to organize the steps in the research process and a lecture to discuss the content in more depth. The presentation concludes with a discussion of how to select a research topic. Remaining class time can be used to allow students to create a research topic.
This presentation will walk you and your students through the course, syllabus, and first assignments. You will also be able to use this presentation to introduce the concept of “information literacy” to your students. This, combined with the tour, will fill the entire first class.