Course Specific Research Support for CADD 100: Home

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

CADD Orientation course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Course Description:

"Includes internet research of technical products related to drafting and design, and American National Standards Institute drafting practices and terminology."

From the Course Activities and Design:

"Engage in internet activities that explore and define the world of drafting and design."

From the Course Content:

"Students will engage in internet activities that explore the world of drafting and design."

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

  • Adapt keywords for effective searching
  • Locate database list on library home page
  • Use search terms to based on  type of information provider

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for CADD 100

1. Develop search strategy for retrieving current information on technical products

2. Locate drafting and design employers in the local area

3. Separate commercially-oriented information from analysis and critique, and use each appropriately

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Use web searching strategies to find industry information and images

2. Use directories, databases, and web searching to identify local employers

3. Identify indicators of authority, currency, and relevance in information sources

Knowledge Practices and Dispositions

Oregon Library Standards Learning Goals

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.

CADD 100

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.


Computer Aided Drafting and Design courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

Librarian Liaison to the Computer Aided Design & Draft SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Rachel Bridgewater,   Librarian at the Cascade campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger