Introduction to Psychology - Part 2
Research support framework
The following shows where Introduction to Psychology - Part 2 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.
- Discern the difference between personal views and scientific evidence and identify claims arising from myths, stereotypes, common fallacies, and poorly supported assertions regarding behavior.
- Articulate the ways that psychological theories can facilitate personal, social, and organizational change, describe issues pertaining to psychological aspects of human dignity, and anticipate that psychological explanations may vary among populations and contexts.
- Evaluate public and private assumptions concerning individual and group differences using a global and multifaceted sociocultural approach.
Written assignments designed to promote integration of class material with personal reflection and experience.
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