Course Specific Research Support for HIM 131: 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

Medical Science course outcomes related to research skills:

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
  • Understand that subject heading or controlled vocabulary searching is more specific
  • Use appropriate search limiters

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

 

 

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for HIM 131

1. Apply a search strategy when looking for information related to diseases and medical data

2. Use controlled vocabulary in database searches (MeSH)

3. Identify indicators of reliability for information sources

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

1. Set up search strategy with controlled vocabulary in library database search

2. Select informative and readable sources from database search results based on concepts related to search terms

3. Identify and access journals and information providers from the profession

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