Course Specific Research Support for ED 298C: 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

Independent Projects in Education course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

  • Term or research papers, using a variety of strategies.
  • Oral presentations resulting from research, analysis and critical evaluation.


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

  • Understand what the “peer-reviewed” process is for the field of education
  • Create a topic statement, and define broader and narrower search terms
  • Link to library to retrieve full text as appropriate

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for ED 298C

  1. Locate and review industry specific journals and professional information sources to track discoveries and changes in the field
  2. Use government provided sources at various levels (federal, state,  and local) for current information on requirements for training and licensure


Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Use library databases and advanced web searching strategies to identify relevant journals 
  2. Locate useful and current government sources
  3. Identify and use professional organizations or persons for current career information and professional development

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.


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.


Education courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

Librarian Liaison to the Education SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Torie Scott,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger