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Whitlock, Brandy; Ebrahimi, Nassim – College & Research Libraries, 2016
To get the best sense of how graduating students demonstrate information literacy skills and how the institution can improve student learning, the Assessment in Action (AiA) project at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) deployed a combination of indirect measures and authentic assessment of student work, utilizing assessment tools flexible…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Skill Development
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Douglas, Veronica Arellano; Rabinowitz, Celia E. – College & Research Libraries, 2016
Using surveys, interviews, and a rubric-based assessment of student research essays, the St. Mary's College of Maryland Assessment in Action team investigated the relationship between faculty-librarian collaboration in a First Year Seminar (FYS) course and students' demonstrated information literacy (IL) abilities. In gathering information on the…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Freshmen, Information Literacy, First Year Seminars
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Jackson, Heather Lea; Hahn, Trudi Bellardo – College & Research Libraries, 2011
An empirical study was conducted using methods borrowed from the psychology of religion (instead of corporate assessment techniques) to assess whether the academic library as place supports students' desire to feel connected to higher education's mission. The findings from an in-person survey of fifty-four students at three universities showed a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Libraries, Institutional Mission, Library Services