Course Specific Research Support for CADD 165: 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

Intermediate Drafting course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

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

  • Identify professional associations and commercial leaders in the discipline area
  • Recognize differences between product descriptions and specifications; ratings and reviews; information meant to persuade and information meant to inform.
  • Understand that each library database indexes different types and selections of published sources

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for CADD 165

  1. Identify safe and reliable information providers 
  2. Set up an effective search strategy for locating specific types of design-related products
  3. Properly acknowledge information and product creators to industry standards

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Identify indicators of purpose and audience for sources which feature product reviews and commercially oriented information
  2. Use advanced web searching strategies to locate current and relevant industry information and products 
  3. Search industry specific publications aggregated in library databases

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: Chau Hoang-Fossen,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger