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Curriculum Involvement and Outcomes: English

Explore the variety of University of Portland courses for which the Clark Library teaching librarians regularly provide instruction sessions.

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ENG 101 Library Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to recognize the purpose and intended audience of different types of resources.

  2. Students will be able to create a list of search terms describing their topic.

  3. Students will be able to use Boolean operators to combine their search terms into an effective search strategy.

  4. Students will be able to identify interdisciplinary databases at UP.

  5. Students will be able to locate different types of content (journals, magazines, newspapers) in each database.

  6. Students will be able to recognize and utilize Get it @ UP links to obtain the full text of resources.

ENG 107 Library Outcomes

1. Students will be able to produce a list of key terms that describe the specific aspects of a research topic.

2. Students will be able to identify interdisciplinary databases at UP.

3. Students will be able to locate different types of content (journals, magazines, newspapers) in each database.

4. Students will be able to evaluate the resources they find.

5. Students will be able to describe the process of using Get it @ UP to obtain the full text of resources.

ENG 225 Library Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to evaluate the authority and purpose of resources to determine if the resources are appropriate for academic research.

  2. Students will recognize the pros and cons of different types of library resources and the unique content they encompass.

  3. Students will be able to search a disciplinary resource to locate scholarly journal articles about literary topics.

  4. Students will be able to locate resources that provide historical context related to works of literature.

  5. Students will be able to locate original texts of literary theories.

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