Presentation on theme: "MLA PowerPoint Source and Note Cards"— Presentation transcript:
1 MLA PowerPoint Source and Note Cards How to create electronic source cards and notecard.
2 InstructionsThis PowerPoint outlines the use of electronic note taking techniques you will use for your research project.
3 Instructions“Electronic bibliography cards” and note-cards can easily be sorted by going to “view” and choosing “slide sorter”. Highlight and drag “cards” into the order needed. This helps you create an outline easily and quickly.
4 InstructionsYou may print out cards as individual pages, or choose handouts on the print screen to print several to a page.It is also easier to copy and paste direct quotes.Your source is easily identified for citation purposes.
5 Setting up your cardsEvery time you choose a source, make a source card. You can complete your MLA citation using an online bibliography creator like bibme.org or easybib.com:
6 Setting up your citation Directions for creating citations for your cards using bibme.org and easybib.comSetting up your citation
7 Setting up your cards Choose Website Paste the URL into the space providedClick Load info or Cite this
8 Setting up your cards Click Add to My Bibliography or Bibme.orgClick Add to My BibliographyorClick Create CitationEasybib.com
9 Setting up your cardsCopy citationBibme.orgEasybib.com
10 Setting up your cards – Sample source citation (BOOK MLA Format) Stovall, James Glen. Writing for the mass media. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Print.
11 Setting up your cardsChoose one of these 2 layouts for your cards:
12 Setting up your cardsOnce you have the citation, copy it and paste it into a slide at the top or on the side, depending on the layout you have chosen.Note: the split screen option tends to be easier.
13 Source Card"Impact Newsletter: Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders." Home | Institute on Community Integration (ICI). N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct <http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/182/>.
14 Setting up your cardsThis will serve as a source card. Now, when you take notes, you will simply make a duplicate slide and put your notes Next to the source.
15 I prefer split screen"Impact Newsletter: Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders." Home | Institute on Community Integration (ICI). N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct <http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/182/>.In today’s K-12 schools, educators must effectively work with increasingly diverse populations in their classrooms. This includes educating students identified as having emotional/behavioral disorders (ICI).My note card
16 Topic:What are 21st Century Skills? Rose, Mike. "'21st century skills' the new buzzwords for educational reform / UCLA Today." Home / UCLA Today. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct <http://www.today.ucla.edu/portal/ut/21st-century-skills-the-new-buzzwords aspx>.“The characterization of these skills as new implies that they haven’t been taught before” (Rose).Note: 21st century skills are not new, just valuable now.
17 Topic: 21st Century Skills Rose, Mike. "'21st century skills' the new buzzwords for educational reform / UCLA Today." Home / UCLA Today. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct <http://www.today.ucla.edu/portal/ut/21st-century-skills-the-new-buzzwords aspx>.Add quote and notes
18 Sorting CardsYou can later sort your cards according to topic to create an outline.
19 Sorting SlidesAt the bottom of the PowerPoint screen, click on the 2nd viewer. It is the one that has 4 panes to represent slides.The Screen will look like this:
20 Sorting Cards Click on the slide you want to move. It will be outlined.Simply drag the slide where you want it in your outline.(You can also drag the slide on the left side of the viewer window, but this sometimes is more difficult.)