Information Literacy Assessment 2016-2017

Information Literacy Assessment

During the 2016-2017 academic year, The Weinberg Memorial Library added a sixth student learning outcome. 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 2016-2017 (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. COUN 520: Professional Issues: Rehabilitation Counseling (Dalgin, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report COUN 520 [Prof. Donna Witek]
SPAN 331: Spanish-American Literature (Silva, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SPAN 331 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
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 140: Craft of the Historian (Dzurec, Spring 2017) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 140 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
SPAN 331: Spanish-American Literature (Silva, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SPAN 331 [Prof. Kevin Norris]

INTD 112: EP Foundations—Fall 2016 (2 sections) involving:
— 2 Communications faculty
— 2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]

BIOL 141L: General Biology Lab—Fall 2016 (16 sections) involving:
— 8 Biology faculty
— 2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report BIOL 141L [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT—Spring 2017 (4 sections) involving 3 OT faculty Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
Students will share ideas responsibly in a variety of formats and contexts in order to recognize themselves as knowledge creators. COUN 520: Professional Issues: Rehabilitation Counseling (Dalgin, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report COUN 520 [Prof. Donna Witek]

INTD 112: EP Foundations—Fall 2016 (2 sections) involving:
—2 Communications faculty
—2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [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 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. HIST 140: Craft of the Historian (Dzurec, Spring 2017) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 140 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
SPAN 331: Spanish-American Literature (Silva, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SPAN 331 [Prof. Kevin Norris]

BIOL 141L: General Biology Lab—Fall 2016 (16 sections) involving:
— 8 Biology faculty
— 2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report BIOL 141L [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT—Spring 2017 (4 sections) involving 3 OT faculty Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
Students will articulate the key elements in their research questions in order to develop and execute a search strategy. COUN 520: Professional Issues: Rehabilitation Counseling (Dalgin, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report COUN 520 [Prof. Donna Witek]
HIST 140: Craft of the Historian (Dzurec, Spring 2017) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 140 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
SPAN 331: Spenish-American Literature (Silva, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SPAN 331 [Prof. Kevin Norris]

INTD 112: EP Foundations—Fall 2016 (2 sections) involving:
—2 Communications faculty
—2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [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. COUN 520: Professional Issues: Rehabilitation Counseling (Dalgin, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report COUN 520 [Prof. Donna Witek]
HIST 140: Craft of the Historian (Dzurec, Spring 2017) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report HIST 140 [Prof. Kevin Norris]
SPAN 331: Spenish-American Literature (Silva, Fall 2016) Report: WML Assessment Activity Report SPAN 331 [Prof. Kevin Norris]

INTD 112: EP Foundations—Fall 2016 (2 sections) involving:
—2 Communications faculty
—2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report INTD 112 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]

BIOL 141L: General Biology Lab—Fall 2016 (16 sections) involving:
— 8 Biology faculty
— 2 Library faculty

Report: WML Assessment Activity Report BIOL 141L [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]
OT 393: Research Methods in OT—Spring 2017 (4 sections) involving 3 OT faculty Report: WML Assessment Activity Report OT 393 [Prof. Bonnie Oldham]

* Approved by the President’s Cabinet Spring 2014
** Endorsed by the Library faculty June 2014; revised November 2015; revised May 2016