Course Specific Research Support for TA 274: 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

Theater History course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"Generate projects which reflect research, editing, presentation of chosen topics."

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

  • Navigate the library website to search for library sources and locate library databases
  • Identify genre and source type
  • Identify keywords and concepts for a search strategy

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for TA 274

  1. Identify credible information sources related to the development of drama and theater performance
  2. Properly identify primary sources (plays and texts) and secondary sources (criticism)
  3. Incorporate sources into project with proper attribution

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Use library databases to locate relevant texts and scholarly analysis
  2. Identify and select sources for reliable, electronically published, primary sources and critical analysis
  3. Identify indicators for citing including medium (print, web, video, performance)

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.

TA 274

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.


Librarian Liaison to the Theater SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Meredith Farkas,  Librarian at the Sylvania campus

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger