Course Specific Research Support for CG 130: 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

Today's Careers course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Course Description:

"Covers ways of gathering information about specific occupations.

From the Outcomes Assessment Strategies:

  • Utilize electronic and print career resources to research and report on occupations relevant to the individual.
  • Research and identify training programs for specific occupations.


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

  • Understand how describe an area interest,  to define a topic to search for, and alternative search terms
  • 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 CG130

  1. Navigate library website to locate relevant sources, including career guidebooks, articles, and other information tools
  2. Evaluate sources for relevance and currency
  3. Identify information required for attribution, from various types of sources

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  •  Locate and use databases for vocational and career information
  • Identify producers of current and reliable career information
  • Track elements for attributing 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

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

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger