Course Specific Research Support for WR 90: 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

Writing 90 course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

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

  • Locate library search to identify available books and articles
  • Set up account to use library computers, and locate staff who can answer technical questions
  • Understand that different types of sources are created over time, and for different purposes

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for WR 90

  1. Locate text to analyze for themes to respond to
  2. Use productivity software to compose essays
  3. Acknowledge use of outside sources

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Use library search to locate books and articles
  2. Use computers in library labs, and recognize staff who can answer technical questions
  3. Identify indicators of authority, currency, and location for listing sources used

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.


WR 90

Information Seeking

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

WR 115

Literacy Skills

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


WR 121Z


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.

WR 122Z
WR 122HZ
WR 227Z
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.

WR 123
WR 222
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.


Writing courses with outcomes related to research and information seeking

Librarian Liaison to the Writing SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: Alan Cordle,  Librarian at the Cascade campus

Librarian subject collectors for: Writing

Campus Librarians, supporting Writing-related subjects research

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To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger