Course Specific Research Support for CG 111A: 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

Study Skills for College Learning 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:

  • Understand how to concept map an area of interest,  to define a topic to search for
  • Skim result lists to locate relevant sources, when search terms are not in the titles or abstracts
  • Use metacognition to adapt topic definition and search strategy

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for CG111A

1. Navigate library website to locate various information searching tools including online catalog, article databases and electronic reference tools

2. Locate library database descriptions and learn their interfaces

3. Identify bibliographic information required for citations, from various types of sources

4. Differentiate citations from sources, locating generated citations or use a citation generator

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Compare the depth of information provided on a given topic between electronic reference tools, articles from databases, books and e-books

2. Select databases appropriate to a given topic, and identify interface components (search boxes, limiters)

3. Track elements for attributing sources

4. Identify “permalinks” where available, generated citations where available, URLs, and citation generators when needed

Knowledge Practices and Dispositions

Oregon Library Standards Learning Goals

Placement of courses on an Information Literacy Continuum

Courses Instructional Stages Student's Developmental Stage

CG 101
CG 135T
CG 145

Connecting to 

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

CG 105
CG 130
CG 209


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 Advisors' SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Torie Scott,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

Librarian subject collectors for: Developmental Education

Campus Librarians, supporting College Survival related subjects research

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To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger