Course Specific Research Support for ARCH 200: Home

The purpose of this page is to link curriculum requirements, for developmentally-appropriate and discipline-specific research skills, to matching library instruction and information literacy support outcomes

Principles of Architectural Design course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Evaluation will be based on several design projects and research projects,"

From the Course Content:

"Students will also complete several research projects"

Bridging competencies to support research and information seeking at this level:

  • Locate library facility at one of the college campuses
  • Contact and interview necessary library staff
  • Navigate to and explore library web site

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for ARCH 200

  1. Identify key services and purposes of library as physical space
  2. Analyze success of library architectural design for addressing key services and purposes
  3. Locate reliable information about current and innovative library site design

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Tour(s) of a library site including staff areas
  2. Locate library mission statement and other relevant statements of purposes and practices
  3. Use library databases which index journals related to library science

Placement of courses on an Information Literacy Continuum

Courses Instructional Stages Student's Developmental Stage


Connecting to 

1. I know where the library is located and about some of the services provided.



Information Seeking

2. I can identify a topic, and identify useful information sources to read about it.


Literacy Skills

3. I can develop a topic statement, locate and use library sources, and begin  informational research.




Academic or Career/
Technical Related

4. I evaluate the sources I have found for relevancy to my field, and I know who some of the experts are.

Inquiry and Exploration for

5. I can identify pro- and con-positions on a topic. I can identify the perspectives of various experts in a field.

Discipline- or Area
of Study Specific

6. I can support my position on an issue with evidence. I can accurately summarize the scholarly or professional conversation.


Librarian Liaison to the Architecture SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Kerry Leek,  Librarian at the Sylvania campus

Architecture courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger