Introduction to Psychology - Part 1
Research support framework
The following shows where Introduction to Psychology - Part 1 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.
- Articulate how psychological research adheres to ethical and scientific principles, and communicate the difference between personal views and scientific evidence in understanding behavior
- Delineate the credentials, skills, and experiences required for a career path in psychology and identify broad career opportunities associated with the various subfields of psychology at different educational levels
- Evaluate public and private assumptions concerning individual and group differences using a global and multifaceted sociocultural approach.
- Design and completion of research projects
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Differentiate published, vetted information sources from biased or commercial sources
- Analyze a topic area to devise a researchable question
- Compare information providers and identify reliable sources of information
- Search for reliable information sources on a specific topic using library databases and scholarly web-based sources
- Narrow topic to a research question based on available reliable sources
- Identify relevant consumer information from published, government, or organization sources
- Develop a specific topic statement
- Identify synonyms to use in a search strategy
- Identify perspective and point-of-view in information sources