Important Dates During the Semester
Orientation Session. You will be given the course syllabus.
Discussion on the Library layout, policies and procedures.
August - 27 How to locate books and ebooks using the library’s online catalog.
September - 3 Using other community college and local Library catalogs.
September 8 - Searching for “other” media in our catalog.
September - 10 - Work on the online catalog assignment.
September - 15-17 Using indexes to locate periodicals using the Gale Suite of Electronic
September- 22 -24 Learn more about subject specific specific databases. Psychology databases.
September -29 Work on the online database assignment.
October1-6 Introduce Reference Books as Resources. Psychology Reference books.
October 8 Midterm exam.
October 13-15 -Internet Research, search engines, web page evaluation. Psychology Web Sites.
October20-22- Copyright, Quoting vs paraphrasing and Plagiarism
October 27-29 - Work on the Internet/Reference Assignment.
November 3-5 The research paper. Introduce citation styles.
November 10-12 Citing books, periodicals and electronic resources using APA style.
November 17- 19 - Choose topics for final research project.
November 24 - Work on Final projects.
November 26 Take an extra day off for Thanksgiving!
December 1-3 Discussion and consultation on project.
December 8-10 “Wrap up” for Final Exam and hand out Take Home Final Exam
Dercember 15-17 Final exam and projects are due.