ERIC Number: ED208916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
LSM II: Library Skills Module for English 132.
Wright, Nancy Kirkpatrick
The information and exercises provided in this learning module are designed to help English Composition II students at Yavapai College to acquire advanced library skills. The module contains three lessons. Lesson I, "Dictionaries, Various and Sundry Encyclopedias, and Handbooks," uses examples and exercises from fields such as foreign languages, medicine, music, computer science, economics, social science, and art to introduce the student to the concept of specialized reference tools. Lesson II, covering "Indexes in Literature and the Humanities," requires students to complete exercises using "Humanities Index,""Social Science Index," and "Essays and General Literature Index" to find materials dealing with specified subjects. Lesson III, "Other Literary Sources," introduces the student to the "Modern Language Association International Bibliography" and "Twentieth Century Short Story Explication" by providing exercises that review the formats of the reference works and require students to find citations related to specific topics. Each lesson begins with a brief statement stressing the application of the material to the students' future research needs and is designed to be completed in one to two hours. (KL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Yavapi Coll., Prescott, AZ. Learning Resources Center.