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Speech 101: Home

This guide is designed to help you find the information you need for Speech 101.

Communication Studies and Theatre Librarian

Elizabeth Fox
Briggs Library, Box 2115
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007-1098
Room 123


Students will be able to…

  • Distinguish between, identify, and search library resources appropriate for different kinds of speech assignments;
  • Develop search terms and utilize search language protocol (Boolean logic, truncation) appropriate to online databases such as ProQuest and LexisNexis.
  • Determine print and electronic holdings of library magazines, journals and newspapers using the Journals List.

Extra Credit

Note: This box is currently being revised. The finished version will be available on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

Extra credit applies to students in on-campus, Brookings students. If you are taking this class online or through one of our other campuses, check with your instructor to see if you can get this extra credit.

  • Get up to 20 points extra credit
  • Take up to 4 classes - either in person in the library on online via D2L
  • Take the quiz for that class in D2L
    • For each quiz in which you get 3 or more answers correct, you get 5 extra credit points.

In-Person Classes in Briggs Library

There are four classes held in person in Briggs Library. The quiz is still in D2l and has a password to get into it. That password will be given to you at the end of the class. Classes range from 30 to 50 minutes. The schedule of these class is linked below. No registration is needed.

Spring 2015 Drop-in Class Schedule

Online Classes & Quizzes in D2L

Extra credit classes and quizzes are found in a separate library class in D2L. You must self-register for this class. There is no fee for it.

Log into D2L and click on Self-Registration in the header.


Choose the class called "SDSU Library Research Assistance" by clicking on the class name.

Image of library class

Click on the Register button.

Register button

A form with your name, e-mail, and ID number already filled in will appear. Click on the Submit button.

Submit button

A confirmation screen will appear with your inforamtion on it. Click the Finish button.

Finish Button

You can go to the library class by clicking on "Got to course offering SDSU Library Research Assistance".

Go to class

Submiting Your Grades for Extra Credit

When you have done as many classes as you want (up to 4), click on Grades to show your grades for each quiz you have taken in this class.

Print your grades.

Make sure that the printout has your name and the grades visible on it.

Turn the printout in to your instructor.

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Quick Links

Speech 101 Instruction Videos

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