Organic Chemistry II
Research support framework
The following shows where Organic Chemistry II fits into the Research Support Framework developed by PCC Librarians.
- I can explain and describe my position on this issue, and support it with primary sources
- I can accurately summarize the scholarly conversation
- Complexity in research and analysis
- Participant in scholarly conversation
Library support of CCOGs
These are the course outcomes and other indicators which require library support.
- Assess the impact of chemical theory on phenomena encountered in everyday life, including an appraisal of human responsibility for the preservation of the natural world in balance with the constructed environments we inhabit.
- Use sustainability ideas and tools to identify and assist green chemistry innovation.
These methods will include one or more of the following: written examinations, quizzes, homework assignments, laboratory write-ups, research papers, small group problem solving, oral presentations, or maintenance of a notebook.
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.
- Choose professional-level chemistry information sources
- Select relevant databases current information on chemistry
- Identify sources of professional-level journal articles, through library databases and web-based publishers
- Appraise information sources for indicators of authority and utility
- Use controlled vocabularies and limiters in searching databases to identify relevant sources
- Use specialized search engines and indicators of peer-review to locate relevant and reliable sources
- Identify audience, bias, and purpose of information sources
- Identify synonyms, colloquial terms v. scientific terms, and encompassing concepts, for keyword searching
- Recognize the different purposes of sources through the publication cycle