Course Specific Research Support for FT 202: 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

Fitness and Aging course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Case studies... Research papers... Presentations... Critical analysis of material"

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

  • Adapt keywords for effective searching
  • Locate databases and online catalog on library home page

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for FT202

1. Select and search relevant library databases for articles about chosen topic

2. Identify indicators of authority and reliability in information sources

3. Compare data and statistics on trends in fitness and aging from various information sources

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Identify relevant databases for topical nformation, and browse full text journals and magazines for industry specific periodicals

2. Use peer-reviewed limit for searching library databases, and other indicators of authority such as documentary organizations and government agencies

3. Identify sources for current and reliable data

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.

FT 202

Literacy Skills

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


FT 101
FT 180
FT 204


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 Fitness Technology SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Jen Klaudinyi,  Librarian at the Sylvania campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger