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Sara Thompson

Open Access in Interlibrary Loan: Sources and Strategies for Locating Free Materials On... - 0 views

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    Handout from a presentation by Tina Baich at a library conference October 2012
Sara Scheib

Improving subject guides with existing citation analyses data: Water resources at Orego... - 0 views

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    Interesting article on using citation analysis data to inform the selection of resources for subject guides.
Sara Thompson

Assessment Planning and Reporting :: UNC-Wilmington - 0 views

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    "The information and materials on this page will help program chairs, program coordinators, and assessment coordinators develop their program assessment plans, implement them, and report on them. Assessment Plans and Reports are created at the program level." Includes templates, examples, summaries and more about creating department / program assessment activities.  
Sara Thompson

Overview of Library Instruction Assessment - 0 views

  • Focus has been on us ◦ Perceptions of teaching ◦ In general, little measure of what students are actually learning / can do
  • National Survey of Student Engagement  “First-year students were asked in NSSE about the frequency with which they „worked on a paper or project that required integrating ideas or information from various sources,‟ a component of information literacy. UNCW first-year students reported a frequency that was statistically significantly below that reported by our selected peers, significantly below that reported by national master‟s universities, and significantly below that reported by all NSSE 2007 institutional participants. This information led to the development of a rubric-based assessment plan for information literacy to be implemented with the comprehensive assessment of Basic Studies beginning Fall 2009.”
  • Assessment tool selected: ◦ The American Association of Colleges and Universities‟ (AAC&U) “Information Literacy Metarubric” http://uncw.edu/assessment/BasicStudiesAssessment.html http://uncw.edu/assessment/Documents/General%20Education/2004-2005NSSE- BasicStudies.pdf
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  • (Part of Assessment Report) http://www.uncw.edu/cas/assessmentplanandreport.html
  • Assessment Checklist 1. What are our research questions? (What are we trying to discover about student skills, knowledge, abilities, etc.; and what evidence do we have already?) 2. What is the expected level of performance? 3. When in the students‟ career do we assess this outcome? (entry, end of sophomore year, senior, etc.) 4. In which course(s) or venue? 5. What student work/artifacts are collected? 6. How is the student work evaluated? (criteria/rubric) 7. Who evaluates the student work? 8. Who analyzes the results? 9. Where do recommendations for action go? 10. Who takes action? (And how do we ensure changes are evidence‐based and data‐driven?) 11. How is the process documented? 12. Where is the documentation kept? 13. What is the timetable/schedule for determining which outcomes are assessed Developed by the General Education Assessment Committee for designing assessment of a learning when? outcome.
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    Slideshare presentation from Randall Library, July 2010; assessment as part of university-wide culture change,
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