Course Specific Research Support for FP 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

Fundamentals of Fire Protection course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

  • Written assignments or oral reports designed to integrate course material into personal experience or experiences of other
  • Individual and /or team projects/s which require integration, application, and critical examination of course concepts, issues, and themes.

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

  • Spell search terms correctly
  • Understand the usefulness of encompassing search terms
  • Understand the concept of intellectual property

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for FP 122

  1. Use industry specific terms as well as common vernacular for search strategy
  2. Understand search interface(s) for databases used by the profession
  3. Locate consumer interest and career specific information
  4. Locate professional level, current information useful in the field of fire protection

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Identify keywords and alternative search terms
  2. Locate  datasets, aggregators of professional level articles, and providers of news relevant to the discipline 
  3. Use library searching for materials related to the development of fire protection practices
  4. Identify purpose and audience of information providers and select reliable, relevant sources

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.

 

FP 101
FP 122

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.

 

 

 

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
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 Fire Protection SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Rachel Bridgewater,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

Fire Protection courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger