Information Literacy Assessment 2015-2016

Information Literacy Assessment

During the 2015-2016 academic year, The Weinberg Memorial Library revised the text of several of the five student learning outcomes that they constructed 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 2015-2016 (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 strategic investigation of topics in order to be able to develop their own informed arguments or hypotheses. WRTG 107: Composition (Denison1&2, Fall 2015 - 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
WRTG 224: Rhetoric & Social Media (Grettano and D. Witek, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 224 (2 of 2) [Prof. Donna Witek]
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 BUS 184: EP Oral and Information Proficiency (Rocco & Gregorowicz, Fall 2015 – 4 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report BUS 184 [Prof. George Aulisio]
ENLT 142X: Latest and Greatest (Beal, Fall 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
PSYCH 330: Psychology Research Methods (Warker, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PSYCH 330 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
EXSC 435: Exercise, Nutrition and Women’s Health - (Bachman – Spring 2016 – 1 section) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 435 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
EXSC 448: Research Methods - (Breloff – Spring 2016 – 2 sections – 7 information literacy sessions) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 448 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
INTD 112: EP Foundations – (Various - Fall 2015 - 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
INTD 112: EP Foundations – (Various - Spring 2016 - 3 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT (Cote & Brady - Spring 2016 - 3 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (Denison - Fall 2015 - 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
WRTG 224: Rhetoric & Social Media (Grettano and D. Witek, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 224 (1 of 2) [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, websites, etc.) in order to critically evaluate the usefulness of the information for their research need. BUS 184: EP Oral and Information Proficiency (Rocco & Gregorowicz, Fall 2015 – 4 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report BUS 184 [Prof. George Aulisio]
WRTG 107: Composition (Kratz, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Betsey Moylan]
ENLT 142X: Latest and Greatest(Beal, Fall 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
PSYCH 330: Psychology Research Methods (Warker, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PSYCH 330 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
EXSC 435: Exercise, Nutrition and Women’s Health - (Bachman – Fall 2015 – 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 435 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
EXSC 448: Research Methods - (Breloff – Spring 2016 – 2 sections – 7 information literacy sessions) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 448 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (Denison1&2, Fall 2015 - 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 107 [Prof. Donna Witek]
WRTG 224: Rhetoric & Social Media (Grettano and D. Witek, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 224 (1 of 2) [Prof. Donna Witek]

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report WRTG 224 ( of 2) [Prof. Donna Witek]
Students will articulate the key elements in their research questions in order to develop and execute a search strategy. ENLT 142X: Latest and Greatest(Beal, Fall 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
PSYCH 330: Psychology Research Methods (Warker, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PSYCH 330 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
EXSC 435: Exercise, Nutrition and Women’s Health - (Bachman – Fall 2015 – 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 435 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
EXSC 448: Research Methods - (Breloff – Spring 2016 – 2 sections – 7 information literacy sessions) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 448 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
INTD 112: EP Foundations – (Various - Fall 2015 - 2 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
INTD 112: EP Foundations – (Various - Spring 2016 - 3 sections) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (Denison1&2, Fall 2015 - 2 sections) 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. ENLT 142X: Latest and Greatest(Beal, Fall 2015) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report ENLT 142X [Prof. Kevin Norris]
PSYCH 330: Psychology Research Methods (Warker, Spring 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report PSYCH 330 (Prof. Kevin Norris)
EXSC 448: Research Methods - (Breloff – Spring 2016 – 2 sections – 7 information literacy sessions) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report EXSC 448 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT (Cote & Brady - Spring 2016 - 3 sections Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
WRTG 107: Composition (Denison1&2, Fall 2015 - 2 sections) 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; revised November 2015