Cell Biology for Health Occupations
Research support framework
The following shows where Cell Biology for Health Occupations 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.
- Build on the laboratory research experience to organize data and information in order to draw conclusions and identify new investigative paths
- Use scientific vocabulary and an understanding of the scientific method to critically evaluate current health issues in our society.
Use the scientific method to look for the answers to questions
- Research paper requires use of primary scientific literature
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Gather credible information sources
- Measure factualness and validity of sources
- Demonstrate search strategies familiar to biological scientists
- Locate scientific reports, journal articles, and other professional level artifacts
- Interpret general indicators of credibility
- Differentiate published sources from open web sources for factualness and validity
- Identify and use controlled vocabularies in searching
- Use specialized search engines, library databases and journal browsing to locate sources that biological scientists would use
- Define a research topic in a hierarchical fashion, broad to specific
- Differentiate between databases for relevance to topic
- Differentiate key words from subject headings
- Use reference tools for building background knowledge