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Librarian's Role in General Education: Authentically Assessing Information Literacy Skills via English Composition Classes
This poster reports on a method used at Auburn University Libraries to assess information literacy skills of students that incorporates both formative and summative authentic assessment.
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Don’t Stop Thinking about Assessment: Ongoing Evaluation of Course-Integrated Assessment
This poster will share the path taken to introduce student learning assessment into course-integrated information literacy sessions at one academic library. Four years of continuous evaluation of this initiative has revealed ...
Embedding Information Literacy Instruction throughout the Curriculum
Subject librarians at Auburn have traditionally taught information literacy sessions within the disciplines on an ad hoc basis. While they have wanted a more formal role in courses, their involvement depends on the ...
Reframing Information Literacy Assessment: Reaching for College Seniors
Although our institution has a history of information literacy assessment for general education, we found the method used did not allow us to tell a compelling story about students’ information literacy skills. After a ...
Tackling the Complexities of Source Evaluation: Active Learning Exercises that Foster Students' Critical Thinking
Library instructors are often called upon to teach classes devoted to evaluating information sources. These sessions are typically offered in conjunction with writing assignments that require students to locate sources ...
The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...
A3 Authentic, Active, Assessment: Assessing In-Class Instruction Student Work
The assessment of student learning is a hot topic among those in education, and library instruction proves no exception. This presentation concerns Auburn University Libraries’ foray into authentic assessment of active ...
Cutting the Commute: Assess Authentically and Still Arrive on Time
While the importance of assessment for student learning is widely recognized, instructors are often reluctant to sacrifice valuable class time for this activity. This presentation discusses the Auburn University Libraries ...
Transforming Students Through Two Literacies: The Integration of Sustainability Literacy into Information Literacy Classes
The adoption of sustainable practices by colleges and universities continues to grow, with over 600 presidents and leaders in higher education signing the Presidents' Climate Commitment. As part of this commitment, ...