Information Literacy Assessment: Standards-based Tools and Assignments

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American Library Association, 2006 - Education - 216 pages
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Do they get it? Are students mastering information literacy? ACRL's standards for information literacy provide a solid foundation to help faculty and librarians establish the context for learning. Neely, a top information literacy expert, frames these ACRL standards as benchmarks and provides a toolbox of assessment strategies to demonstrate students' learning. Sharing best practices and actual sample assessments, these proven materials and programs: represent best practices from 27 institutions (US, Canadian, Australian); exemplify the best library-related assignments to strengthen information literacy skills; offer proven tips for incorporating the five ACRL standards into instruction; go beyond the classroom, with insights on partnering with teachers and administrators; and, explain the basics of automating assessments.
 

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Contents

The Importance of Standards and Assessment
1
Integrating the ACRL Standards
6
Developing a Topic and Identifying Sources of Information
19
Accessing Information Effectively and Efficiently
44
Evaluating Information
72
Using Information Effectively
96
Information Social Context and Ethical and Legal Issues
114
Beyond the Standards What Now?
136
Developing Information Literacy Assessment Instrumemts
153
Automating Assessment Instruments
172
Information Literacy Survey Instruments
185
BIBLIOGRAPHY
195
INDEX
205
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Page 7 - The information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
Page 7 - The information literate student evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.

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