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Library Instruction Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Library Instruction Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment methods                                             

Goal 1: Graduates will see themselves as contributors to an ongoing scholarly conversation.

SLO 1a. (option 1). Gather and interrogate primary source evidence/data using discipline appropriate methodology and communicate how their analysis of the evidence/data contributes to the scholarly conversation in their discipline. (Primary source focus)

SLO 1a (option 2). Gather and interrogate primary source evidence/data using discipline appropriate methodology and communicate how their analysis of that evidence/data contributes to an evolving scholarly conversation in their discipline as seen in secondary source research. (Primary and secondary source focus).

SLO 1b. Synthesize multiple sources to identify controversies or gaps in research and participate in the scholarly conversation by filling in these gaps with original research.

SLO 1a.

Lower Level: Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to any page under the tab “Identify a topic” in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (narrowing/exploring/defining topic records).

Upper Level: Evaluation of RICE/scholarship presentations and Focus Group artifacts based on rubric A. 80% of materials evaluated will receive an evaluation of "proficient."

SLO 1b.

Lower Level: Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to the “Synthesize” “Annotated Bibliography” or Literature Review” tabs of “Use sources” tab in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (integrating/using evidence sources records).

Upper Level: Evaluation of RICE/scholarship presentations and Focus Group artifacts based on rubric B. 80% of senior papers evaluated will receive an evaluation of "proficient."

Goal 2: Graduates will view research as open-ended exploration and employ persistence in the research process to successfully locate information.

SLO 2a. Define the appropriate scope of inquiry as demonstrated in the research plan and formulate research questions and/or theses/hypotheses within it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SLO 2b. Employ advanced research strategies including: citation mining, employing a wide variety of discipline-specific databases and searching using controlled vocabularies and Boolean operators.

SLO 2a

Lower Level: Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to “Identify gaps” or “Develop a research question” or “Develop a hypothesis” under the tab “Identify a topic” in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (narrowing/exploring/defining topic records).

Upper Level: Evaluation of Focus Group responses and artifacts based on rubric C. 80% of senior papers evaluated will receive an evaluation of "proficient."

SLO 2b

Lower Level: FYC Library exercise (80% of FYs will find an appropriate article).

AND

Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to any tab under “Find sources” in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (finding sources records).

Upper Level: Evaluation of Focus Group responses and artifacts based on rubric D. 80% of senior papers evaluated will receive an evaluation of "proficient."

Goal 3: Graduates will consistently reference appropriate, authoritative sources.

SLO 3a. Critically evaluate sources based on discipline standards.

SLO 3a

Lower Level: FYC Library exercise results (80% of FYs will properly apply PROVEN criteria).

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Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to any tab under “Evaluate Sources” in the research credential.

Upper Level: Evaluation of RICE/scholarship presentations and Focus Group artifacts based on rubric E. 80% of senior papers evaluated will receive an evaluation of "proficient."

Goal 4: Graduates will understand the models of information distribution and how these models affect access to and protection of intellectual property.

SLO 4a. Explain the economic, legal, political, and socio-economic impacts on information access and use.

 

 

 

SLO 4b. Construct in-text and bibliographic references using the appropriate citation style.

SLO 4a

Lower Level: Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to any tab under “Cite Sources” in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (citing sources records).

SLO 4b

Lower Level: FYC Library exercise results (80% of FYs will properly cite their source).

AND

Evaluation of assessment artifacts submitted to any tab under “Cite Sources” in the research credential.

AND

LibWizard surveys completed by librarian to record observed student learning during one-on-one instruction (citing sources records).

Upper Level: Evaluation of RICE/scholarship presentations and Focus Group artifacts based on rubric F. 80% of senior activities evaluated will receive an evaluation of "accomplished."

Revised: August 2023