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DePaul University Libraries > Services > Library Instruction > WRD 104 & HON 100
Schedule Your SessionAll library instruction sessions meet during regular class times. Classes should be scheduled when students have chosen their topics and are ready to begin their research.
Schedule Instruction Session
In-Class Time:During the class, librarians will lead discussions about and teach strategies for:
In addition, librarians will focus on the hands-on searching aspect so that students can get personalized help during the session.
The Library uses an embedded model with WRD 104 online. The librarian sustains contact with the students by posting information in D2L. Students are required to turn-in a librarian-graded assignment that walks students through finding articles, submitted via D2L Dropbox.
This model relies on a close relationship and communication between the WRD 104 Online instructor and the embedded librarian to ensure that assignments are appropriately timed and content is properly embedded in D2L.
To have a librarian embedded in your online section, please contact Firouzeh Rismiller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Because WRD 104 is a required course for all DePaul undergraduates, the Library has identified this course as the place to provide students with those foundational information literacy skills. The WRD 104 Library Instruction program is designed to accomplish the following:
After completing the WRD 104 Library portion, students should be able to:
Faculty teaching WRD 104 may want to supplement what is covered in the research instruction session. We have included a curated list of materials below that you are free to embed in your course, share with students, and use in your class.
Getting Started with Research
Choosing a Topic
Understanding the Scholarly
I felt that the collaborative and interactive nature of the session was effective and engaging for both students and faculty.And seeing that the library and the research librarians were available for support and assistance was also tremendously important.
-Jennifer Finstrom, Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse