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Ramp-Up Your Worksheets
Creating worksheets for instruction sessions that require students to think critically can be a challenge, especially when the librarian only has 50-minutes to introduce and discuss a concept. I will share strategies for ...
Assessment and Change Leadership in an Academic Library Department: A Case Study
The purpose of this paper is to report an academic library’s efforts to introduce course-integrated assessment into its library instruction program. Applying a leadership change model to the process allows ...
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 ...
When Will We Use this in Real Life?: Problem-Based Learning and Its Use in Effective Information Literacy Instruction
Have you thought about using real world problems in your library instruction classroom? Modeling real world scenarios can increase student engagement and provide context to show students how they can use library skills ...
Peer review of teaching: Best practices for a non-programmatic approach
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. In an effort to bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, ...
Teaching Students the How and Why of Source Evaluation: Pedagogies that Empower Communities of Learning and Scholarship
Evaluating information sources is an essential part of the research process, but many students fail to grasp its importance. In order to sustain and participate in the research practices that create new knowledge, students ...
Use What You Have: Authentic Assessment of In-Class Activities
The purpose of this paper is to share a practical approach to formative, authentic assessment of Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) outcomes within individual sessions of course-integrated ...
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Mixing in new colors: Using a train-the-trainer model to build an information literacy program
Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory Biology lab. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since its ...