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Introduction to Public Speaking (Ball)

By the end of this session, you will be able to...

  1. Identify a potential information source as primary, secondary, and/or tertiary
  2. Explain which characteristics of a source position it on a hierarchy of evidence
  3. Navigate a course research guide to find different types of source materials:
    1. Books
    2. Reference Materials
    3. Viewpoint essays
    4. News sources
    5. Journal articles
  4. Construct effective database searches for journal articles.
    1. One idea per line
    2. Separate searches for separate points in paper
    3. Use limiters
    4. Use subject terms
  5. Locate source material for your speech and send those sources to yourself (goal: 2 sources by the end of class)

Related LibGuide: COMM 135: Introduction to Public Speaking by Jessica Spears

Date:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time:
9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
McKee Library Instruction Lab (bottom floor)
Campus:
McKee Library
Categories:
Instruction Session

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