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Zahnow Library - Library Instruction Services: English 111 Learning Outcomes

by Kathleen Kroll. This guide will inform you about library instruction services at Zahnow Library. It also includes the library instruction request form.

ENGL 111 Learning Outcomes

1. Identify library resources in order to find materials in multiple formats to meet student research needs.

FRAMEWORK (threshold concept): Searching as Strategic Exploration

Searching for information is often nonlinear and iterative, requiring the evaluation of a range of information sources and the mental flexibility to pursue alternate avenues as new understanding develops.

 

2. To recognize how information is formally and informally produced, organized and disseminated in order to select appropriate resources.

 

FRAMEWORK (threshold concept): Information Creation as a Process

Information in any format is produced to convey a message and is shared via a selected delivery method. The iterative processes of researching, creating, revising, and disseminating information vary, and the resulting product reflects these differences.

 

3. Students will be able to create a research question from a broad topic in order to search the “We Search” (EDS) database.

FRAMEWORK (threshold concept): Research as Inquiry

Research is iterative and depends upon asking increasingly complex or new questions whose answers in turn develop additional questions or lines of inquiry in any field.

 

4. Students will identify keywords in order to construct a search strategy.

FRAMEWORK (threshold concept): Searching as Strategic Exploration

Searching for information is often nonlinear and iterative, requiring the evaluation of a range of information sources and the mental flexibility to pursue alternate avenues as new understanding develops.

 

5. Students will identify ways to contact a librarian in order to receive research assistance.

FRAMEWORK (threshold concept): Searching as Strategic Exploration

Searching for information is often nonlinear and iterative, requiring the evaluation of a range of information sources and the mental flexibility to pursue alternate avenues as new understanding develops.