African American History - III
Research support framework
The following shows where African American History - III fits into the Research Support Framework developed by PCC Librarians.
- Are the qualities of the results what I need?
- Can these information sources help support my thesis?
- Directed searching in discipline-specific contexts
- Connecting sources and integrating them
Library support of CCOGs
These are the course outcomes and other indicators which require library support.
- Use critical thinking to analyze historical information and connect the past with the present and enhance civic engagement.
- Identify culturally-grounded practices, values and beliefs and explain how they influenced people’s actions in the past and the extent of their impact today.
- Analyze primary and secondary sources of information
- Use of research papers to analyze historical topics or issues.
- Evaluate different interpretations of the same event
- Evaluate interpretations of historical events
- Close reading of primary and secondary sources by drawing on prior knowledge
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Differentiate primary sources from secondary sources
- Compare points of view about historical topics and events
- Identify scholars in conversation via citing in historical research
- Identify accessible collections of primary sources, historical documents and artifacts to analyze
- Construct complex search strategy using various forms of terms depending on timeframe, scholarly and popularized forms of terms, and controlled vocabularies
- Use "cited by" function in databases and web-based scholarly information sources
- Create a researchable question
- Understand the utility of indexed sources
- Use background information and question assumptions