A Practical Guide to Information Literacy Assessment for Academic Librarians

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007 - Education - 180 pages
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Contents

Illustration 11 The Assessment Cycle
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Illustration 21 Accrediting Organizations
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Illustration 22 Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
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Illustration 23 Sample of Information Literacy Standards Developed at Colleges and Universities
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One Librarians Story
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Illustration 25 Some Key Assessment Terms
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Illustration 26 Examples of Information Literacy Objectives that Follow the ABCD Method
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Illustration 27 Examples of ACRL Objectives
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Illustration 101 Example of a Hierarchical Concept Map
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Illustration 102 Example of a Flat Concept Map
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Illustration 103 Example of a Simple Concept Map of Evaluating Sources
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Illustration 104 Example of a More Fully Developed Concept Map of Evaluating Sources
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Illustration 105 Example of an Ideal Scored Flat Concept Map
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Sample Assignments
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Illustration 112 Guidelines for Observing Student Activities
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Illustration 113 Assignment for a Family Studies Course
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Illustration 31 Quick Guide to Assessment Tools
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THE TOOLS
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Illustration 41 Example of an Informal Assessment Form
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Illustration 51 Ten Major Steps to Classroom Assessment
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Illustration 52 Sample Questions from the Teaching Goals Inventory
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Illustration 53 Example of a One Sentence Summary Assessment
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Illustration 55 Example of Defining Features Matrix
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Illustration 57 Example of Conducting a PreAssessment
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Illustration 61 Types of QuestionResponse Pairings
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Illustration 62 Types of Response Options
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Illustration 63 Tips for Writing Good Survey Items
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Illustration 64 Example of Condensing Items
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Illustration 65 Example of Differences in Group Responses
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Illustration 71 Tips for Conducting the Interview
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Illustration 72 Sample Interview
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Illustration 81 Moderator Skills
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Illustration 82 Standard Elements of a Focus Group Agenda
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Illustration 84 Example of a Focus Group Interview Guide
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Illustration 91 Knowledge Test Terminology
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Illustration 92 Examples of Types of Objective Items
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Illustration 93 Rules for Writing Objective Test Items
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Illustration 94 Example of an Item with Poor Distractors
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Illustration 97 Examples of Completion Items
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Illustration 98 Selected Software Programs for Computerized Testing
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Illustration 99 Examples of Restricted Response Essay Items
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Illustration 911 Essay Item Preparation Checklist
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Illustration 912 Essay Item Scoring Checklist
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Illustration 114 Checklist for Assignment for a Family Studies Course
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Illustration 115 Rating Scale for Web Site Evaluation
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Illustration 116 Rating Scale for a Paper for a Psychology Course
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Illustration 117 Labeling the Levels of a Rubric
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Illustration 118 Example of a Rubric for Assessing an Annotated Bibliography Assignment
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Illustration 119 Online Rubric Tools
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Illustration 121 Example of a Portfolio Assignment
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Illustration 122 Example of a Checklist of a Research Paper Portfolio
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Illustration 123 General Education Artifact Cover Sheet
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Illustration 124 Linking Goals to Evaluation
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WHAT TO DO WITH THE INFORMATION
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Illustration 131 InDepth Data Analysis Methods for Assessment Tools
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Illustration 132 Positive and Negative Expressions for Coding
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Illustration 133 Example of a Coding Sheet for Questions 5 and 6 and for Questions 7 and 8
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Illustration 134 Frequencies and Percentages of Responses
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Illustration 135 Data Types
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Illustration 136 Data Organization Checklist
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Illustration 137 Example of Coded Survey Data
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Illustration 138 Inferential Methods
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Illustration 141 Example of an Effective Executive Summary
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Illustration 142 Executive Summary Checklist
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Illustration 143 Example of a Table
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Illustration 144 Example of a Graph
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Illustration 145 Tips for Effective Multimedia Presentations of Assessment Results
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Illustration 146 The Assessment Cycle
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Index
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