Course Specific Research Support for HE 295: 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

Health and Fitness for Life course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Research and application of current literature."

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

  • Navigate to library web site to search catalog and databases
  • Identify authors or providers of information
  • Identify the container of the information to identify the type of information source
  • Differentiate internet search result sets from the information sources themselves

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for HE 295

1. Identify bias, for-profit purposes, and audience of information sources in order to select reliable and useful sources

2. Select and use relevant library databases

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Identify provider and purpose of information sources

2. Develop a topic statement

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.


HE 251
HE 295

Information Seeking

2. I can identify a topic, and identify useful information sources to read about it.

HE 242

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.


Health Studies courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

Librarian Liaison to the Health Studies SAC (Subject Area Committee)

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

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger