Course Specific Research Support for HIM 110: 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 Record Content I course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

Addendum to Course Description:

"Perform knowledge base/library research."

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Show competence in completing library and database research on an assigned health care topic."

From the Course Content:

  • database research techniques
  • library research techniques    

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

  • Develop a search strategy for a particular topic
  • Navigate to useful search tools, including library sources
  • Combine ideas from several sources

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for HIM 110

1. Apply a search strategy when looking for relevant information

2. Add to knowledge base with reliable information sources

3. Track developing trends in the field by accessing current industry specific news and research

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Use online catalog for discovery search of both books and articles, testing usefulness of search terms

2. Choose informative and readable sources from database search results

3. Browse library full text journals for industry specific periodicals

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.

 

 

Information Seeking

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

HIM 105
HIM 110
HIM 128
HIM 129

Information
Literacy Skills

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

 

HIM 131
HIM 182
HIM 281
HIM 282
HIM 283
 

 

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.

HIM 290
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 HIM SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Rachel Bridgewater,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger