Course Specific Research Support for CADD 235: 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

Materials and Design for Manufacturing Processes course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcomes Assessment Strategies:


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 255

  1. Identify key industry specific information providers
  2. Set up an effective search strategy for locating vendors for materials for use in the industry 
  3. Use professional handbooks and guides to standards and formulas for the industry

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Search industry specific publications aggregated in library databases, and through advanced web searching
  2. Identify alternative search terms for parts specific to the industry, and recognize indicators of purpose and audience for sources which feature product reviews or products for sale. 
  3. Locate and use professional handbook and guides to standards available in print and online

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 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