Course Specific Research Support for STAT 243Z: 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

Elementary Statistics I course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Course Activities and Design:

"Integrate Real data with context and purpose – Use data sets and or studies that are real and are relevant to student’s interests."

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 243

Identify sources for scholarly, peer reviewed articles which provide examples of a confidence interval and a significance test.

Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Select relevant library database(s) to search for scholarly, peer-reviewed articles
  2. Identify and select sources for electronically published peer reviewed articles

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.


Literacy Skills

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



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

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