Course Specific Research Support for HE 242: 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

Stress and Human Health course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Presentations or projects."

From the Course Content:

"Explore current research in stress psychophysiology."

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 HE 242

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 health related stress prevention and treatment from various information sources

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Identify relevant databases for topical information, and select readable and reliable articles

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

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.

HE 251
HE 295

Literacy Skills

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


HE 242


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 Health Studies SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Veronica Vichit-Vadakan,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

Health Studies courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger