Course Specific Research Support for ECE 122: 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

Environments and Curriculum in Early Care and Ed I course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

  • Complete and present a term project.

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

  • Develop a search strategy for a particular topic
  • Navigate to useful search tools, including library sources
  • Combine ideas from several sources

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for ECE 122

​1. Prepare a search strategy with synonyms and alternative terms for concepts

2. Employ skimming of industry and curriculum development publications for ideas

3. Choose informative and readable sources for developing lesson plans

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Use online catalog for discovery search of both books and articles, testing usefulness of search terms

2. Browse library full text journals for industry specific periodicals

3. Download relevant articles, with images, as appropriate

Placement of courses on an Information Literacy Continuum

Courses Instructional Stages Student's Developmental Stage

 

Connecting to 
College

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.

 

Information
Literacy Skills

3. I can develop a topic statement, locate and use library sources, and begin  informational research.

 

ECE 122

 

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.

ECE 232
Inquiry and Exploration for
Research

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 Early Childhood Education and Family Studies SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Meredith Farkas,  Librarian at the Sylvania campus

Early Childhood Education courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger