January 20, 2017 - Quarter 2 deadline to re-do or complete missing work to improve your seminar grade. Ms. Hopkins is available before school in the library, during lunch or after school by appointment.
This seminar is designed to provide you with tools and resources to develop your research skills. While the focus will be on preparing you for academic research, the skills you develop will also help you gather, manage, and evaluate information for your personal and future professional life.
Q) Are we going to have a lot of homework?
A) If you do not utilize your class-time wisely, then yes you will have work outside of class.
Q) What if we can't finish everything in time?
A) If you are not happy with the grade you receive you may always continue to work on your assignment and re-submit.
Q) What will we learn?
A) As you learn how to use NoodleTools to manage sources you will learn about the different resources that the library has for your future academic requirements.
Q) Do I have to take it seriously or do any work?
A) If you want to pass the seminar, yes.
Q) Are we going to have to write papers?
A) Yes, for the next four years you are enrolled in high school you will be writing papers and conducting research. No, we will not be writing a paper in this class.
Q) Why do we have to take this course?
A) It is important that you are aware of the resources available to you as well as to strengthen your research and digital awareness skills.