Information Literacy Assessment 2013-2014

Information Literacy Assessment

The Weinberg Memorial Library selected five student learning outcomes to assess for the 2013-2014 academic year. These SLOs align with The University of Scranton's institutional learning outcomes as listed below. Links are provided to the assessment activity report for the WML projects listed. Additional information about the Library's Information Literacy program can be found on the Information Literacy home page.

Information Literacy Assessment 2013-2014 (Link to a PDF version of this document.)

Institutional Learning Outcomes* WML Learning Outcomes** WML “Projects” Assessments
Develop and use the intellectual and practical competencies that are the foundation of personal and professional development and lifelong learning including oral and written communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning, critical analysis and reasoning, and technological competency and information literacy. Students will investigate differing viewpoints that they encounter in their investigation of topics in order to be able to defend or counter specific points-of-view. WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
WRTG 106: College Writing II (Grettano, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 106 [Prof. Donna Witek]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (6 sections-various, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
Exhibit broad knowledge of the human condition, understanding the world in its physical and natural aspects, as well as the philosophical and theological basis for modern thought, faith and belief. Students will gain insight and understanding about diverse sources of information in order to evaluate and use resources appropriately for their information needs. HIST 110x: Jesuits in America to 1877 (Dzurec, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 110x [Prof. Kevin Norris]
WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
WRTG 106: College Writing II (Grettano, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 106 [Prof. Donna Witek]
T/RS 121: Introduction to the Bible (5 sections-various, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report T/RS 121 [Prof. Donna Witek]
ENLT 120: Introduction to Fiction (Schaffer, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 120 [Prof. Donna Witek]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (6 sections-various, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
HAD 519: Health Services and Systems (Olden, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HAD519 [Prof. George Aulisio]
Demonstrate competence in their chosen field of study, using the knowledge and ability to address the most significant questions, and advancing towards positions of leadership. Students will identify the appropriate level of scholarship among publication types (scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, or websites) in order to match the requirements of their assignments. HIST 110x: Jesuits in America to 1877 (Dzurec, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 110x [Prof. Kevin Norris]
HAD 519: Health Services and Systems (Olden, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HAD519 [Prof. George Aulisio]
ENLT 120: Introduction to Fiction (Schaffer, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 120 [Prof. Donna Witek]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT (3 sections, Carol Cote & Karen Brady, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2014)
WRTG 107: Composition (Schaffer, Spring 2014)
Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
WRTG 106: College Writing II (Grettano, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 106 [Prof. Donna Witek]
T/RS 121: Introduction to the Bible (5 sections-various, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report T/RS 121 [Prof. Donna Witek]
NURS 493: Research in Nursing (Carpenter, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report NURS 493 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
Demonstrate competence in their chosen field of study, using the knowledge and ability to address the most significant questions, and advancing towards positions of leadership. Students will articulate the key elements in their research questions in order to match the requirements of their assignments. ENLT 120: Introduction to Fiction (Schaffer, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 120 [Prof. Donna Witek]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (6 sections-various, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
Employ their knowledge and intellect to address situations in a way that demonstrates a devotion to the spiritual and corporal welfare of other human beings and by a special commitment to the pursuit of social justice and the common good of the entire human community. Students will properly distinguish between their own ideas and the intellectual property of others in order to ethically use information and demonstrate academic integrity. HIST 110x: Jesuits in America to 1877 (Dzurec, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 110x [Prof. Kevin Norris]
HAD 519: Health Services and Systems (Olden, Fall 2013) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HAD519 [Prof. George Aulisio]
MIT 313: Internet Revolution (Aulisio, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report MIT 313 [Prof. Donna Witek]
WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (12 sections-various, fall 2013/Spring 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]

* Approved by the President’s Cabinet Spring 2014
** Endorsed by the Library faculty June 2014