Communications in Information Literacy, Vol 4, No 1 (2010)

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Aiming for Assessment: Notes from the Start of an Information Literacy Course Assessment

Peter Larsen, Amanda Izenstark, Joanna Burkhardt

Abstract


To provide systematic assessment of a 3-credit, full-semester information literacy course at the University of Rhode Island, the library instruction faculty adapted the Bay Area Community College Information Competency Proficiency Exam to determine how well the students learned the material taught in the course and how well that material reflected the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.

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