Course Specific Research Support for EM 205: 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

Disaster Recovery Operations course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

  • Case studies
  • Term paper

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

  • Adapt keywords for effective searching
  • Locate database list on library home page
  • Locate websites of relevant agencies and other providers of relevant data

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for EM 205

1. Locate professionally relevant sources

2. Use reliable sources of information

3. Identify indicators for attribution

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Select relevant library databases or other online information providers

2. Distinguish  aspects of authority in information sources

3. Locate and use generated citations or capture citation elements

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.



EM 205

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 Emergency Management SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Rachel Bridgewater,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger