Writing information literacy assessment plans: A guide to best practice

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Abstract

Academic librarians throughout higher education add value to the teaching and learning missions of their institutions though information literacy instruction. To demonstrate the full impact of librarians on students in higher education, librarians need comprehensive information literacy assessment plans, composed of instructional program-level and outcome-level components, that summarize the purpose of information literacy assessment, emphasize the theoretical basis of their assessment efforts, articulate specific information literacy goals and outcomes, describe the major assessment methods and tools used to capture evidence of student learning, report assessment results, and highlight improvements made as a consequence of learning assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-90
Number of pages11
JournalCommunications in Information Literacy
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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