Course Specific Research Support for MTH 244: Home

The purpose of this page is to link curriculum requirements for developmentally- and discipline-specific development of research skills to appropriate library instruction and support outcomes

Statistics II course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"writing assignments"

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

  • Understand  the connection between “peer-reviewed” and scholarly sources
  • Locate library databases
  • Identify scientific terms for common vernacular terms
  • Identify keywords and concepts for a search strategy

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for MTH 244

  1. Identify sources for scholarly, peer reviewed articles
  2. Locate examples of statistical studies in general interest and popular sources
  3. Incorporate sources into writing, with proper citation

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Select relevant library database(s) to search for scholarly, peer-reviewed research reports
  2. Identify and select sources for electronically published science journal articles
  3. Locate general interest articles with statistical data
  4. Gather generated citations and the elements for citing properly

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.

 

Information
Literacy Skills

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

 

 

MTH  111H
MTH 243
MTH 244

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
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 Math SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Pam Kessinger,  Librarian at the Rock Creek campus

Math courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

Librarian subject collectors for: Math

Campus Librarians, supporting Math-related subjects research

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger