Course Specific Research Support for ENG 266: 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

Literature of War course outcomes related to research skills:

Other indicators of required research or information seeking:

From the Outcome and Assessment Strategies:

"May include essays, reading responses, exams, student presentations, class discussion, research tasks."

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

  • Differentiate primary from secondary sources
  • Use library databases as aggregators of professional level, published sources
  • Understand the necessity and steps for documenting sources used including correcting generated citation
  • Determine intended audience of sources

Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for ENG 266

  1. Locate, evaluate, and select media, film, documentary and literary sources pertaining to war
  2. Properly identify primary sources and secondary media and text sources
  3. Incorporate sources into writing with proper citation


Librarian Instructional Objectives:

  1. Use library database(s) to search for relevant critical analysis
  2. Identify and select sources for reliable electronically published critical analysis
  3. Identify indicators for citing (including producers and directors for media sources)

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.




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 English, Reading, Writing SAC (Subject Area Committee)

Contact: For ENG courses,  Alan Cordle,  Librarian at the Sylvania campus

Librarian subject collectors for: English

Campus Librarians, supporting English-related subjects research

For information about this page:

To update Course outcomes, contact: Pam Kessinger