Information Literacy Assessment 2014-2015

Information Literacy Assessment

For the 2014-2015 academic year, The Weinberg Memorial Library assessed the same five student learning outcomes that they created in 2013. 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 2014-2015 (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. SOC 218: Sociological Theory (Rich, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SOC 218 [Prof. Donna Witek]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (2 sections-various, Fall 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. SOC 218: Sociological Theory (Rich, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SOC 218 [Prof. Donna Witek]
PS 131: American National Government II (Harris, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PS 131 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
ENLT 142X (Beal & Willenbrink, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
INTD184: EP Foundations (2 sections-various, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (3 sections-Grettano & Denison, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
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. SOC 218: Sociological Theory (Rich, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SOC 218 [Prof. Donna Witek]
PS 131: American National Government II (Harris, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PS 131 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
EXSC 435: Exercise, Nutrition and Women's Health (Bachman, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 435 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT (3 sections, Cote & Brady, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (3 sections-Grettano & Denison, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
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. WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (2 sections-various, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
EXSC 435: Exercise, Nutrition and Women's Health (Bachman, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 435 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (3 sections-Grettano & Denison, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
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. SOC 218: Sociological Theory (Rich, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SOC 218 [Prof. Donna Witek]
PS 131: American National Government II (Harris, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PS 131 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
ENLT 142X (Beal & Willenbrink, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
INTD 184: EP Foundations (2 sections-various, Fall 2014) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 184 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT (3 sections-Cote & Brady, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (3 sections-Grettano & Denison, Spring 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]

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