Course Specific Research Support for FT 180: Home
Fitness Technology Internship Preparation course outcomes related to research skills:
Other indicators of required research or information seeking:
From the Course Content:
"Conduct research and interviews at 3 different sites in the health, fitness, wellness industry."
"Research self, industry, business"
Bridging competencies to support research and information seeking at this level:
- Adapt keywords for effective searching
- Differentiate industry specific terms from common terms
- Locate databases and online catalog on library home page
Corresponding research and information seeking outcomes for FT180
- Identify and use current data statistics on fitness careers from various information sources
- Identify relevant persons in the fitness and exercise science industry to interview
- Identify useful industry specific journals and news sources
Librarian Instructional Objectives:
- Identify providers of reliable data and research studies related to topics in fitness and exercise science
- Determine strategies to locate fitness and exercise science professionals to interview both locally and online
- Locate and browse current trade journals for news and industry trends
Placement of courses on an Information Literacy Continuum
|Student's Developmental Stage
Connecting to College
1. I know where the library is located and about some of the services provided.
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.
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.