Course Specific Research Support for BI 122: 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

Human Anatomy/Physiology - II course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Course outcome assessment will be achieved using a combination of the following: case studies, group projects, individual projects, quizzes, tests, in class activities, laboratory activities, presentations, and journals"

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

  • Develop a specific topic statement
  • Identify synonyms to use in a search strategy
  • Identify perspective and point-of-view in information sources

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for BI 122

  1. ​Differentiate scientific and reliable information sources from unmediated source.
  2. Locate reliable and relevant information sources, determining authority of information providers
  3. Determine context of information sources and its implications

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Identify indicators of authority and reliability

2. Use library databases to locate published articles both in magazines and peer-reviewed journals

3. Develop search strategy for background information on topics as well as current information

Placement of courses on an Information Literacy Continuum

Courses Instructional Stages Student's Developmental Stage

 

Connecting to 
College

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.

BI 101
BI 141

Information
Literacy Skills

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

 

 

BI 112
BI 121
BI 122
BI 232
BI 233

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
Research

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

BI 211
BI 234
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 Biology SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Robin Shapiro,  Librarian at the Rock Creek campus

Librarian subject collectors for: Biology

Campus Librarians, supporting Biology-related subjects research

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger