ERIC Number: ED256408
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar-1
Reference Count: 0
Cuesta College Library Assessment System: Evaluation Report.
Wilhelm, Mary Lou
This four-part report provides and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data about the Cuesta College Library. Part I presents enrollment trends for full- and part-time students, full- and part-time faculty numbers for 1981 through 1984, a profile of the learning resources budget, and inventories of instructional stations, learning materials, and equipment. Part II contains a learning resources personnel profile by job title, a summary of library holdings by discipline and imprint date, instruments for faculty and student evaluations of the library, and a profile of the Learning Resources Program. The program profile includes statements of educational philosophy and program goals and objectives; a list of informational materials distributed by the program; descriptions of activities for students, for faculty, and for inservice training; a list of community and other resources provided; and a checklist of specific services provided. Part III presents and analyzes additional data on collection size, space requirements, staffing, equipment for distribution, and faculty and student evaluations of services. Evaluation results for the Cuesta College Library are rated according to American Library Association standards. Finally, part IV presents a narrative description of the Learning Resources Program by the Accreditation Sub-Committee. Appendices include charts of college and library organization, job descriptions, and qualitative evaluation charts showing means and confidence intervals. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cuesta Coll., San Luis Obispo, CA.
Note: Completed in cooperation with the College's Tenth Year Accreditation Committee. Based upon "The Assessment System," by Robert J. Simas, and prepared as a model project for the Learning Resources Association of the California Community Colleges.