NELIG Annual Program 2007

Demystifying Assessment:
Evaluating Student Learning

Friday, June 8, 2007 - 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

Hagan Campus Center
Assumption College
Worcester, MA


The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and Assumption College Library present a one day program that will examine the ways in which instruction librarians can assess what students learn through library instruction and information literacy classes.

Program Schedule
Program Contacts

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Program Schedule
9:00  - 

Registration and Refreshments


 -  Introduction and Opening Remarks
     - Kendall Hobbs and Susan Herzog, NELIG Co-Chairs
     - Dawn Thistle, Director of Library Services, Assumption College
10:15  -  Student Learning Assessment: An Interactive Exploration
    Keynote Speaker: Megan Oakleaf - Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
12:15  -  Lunch
Optional discussion tables available:
  • Alternative Assessment, Christine Drew and Jill Shoemaker
  • PRS (Personal Response System) aka "clickers", Heidi McCann
  • CMS Blackboard/WEBCT, Kari Mofford
  • Pre & Post Tests, Kendall Hobbs and Diane Klare
  • Standardized Tests, Laura Hanlan


1:15  -  Breakout Sessions (select one of the following concurrent sessions):


2:00  -  Break - (return to large room in Hagan Center)
2:15  -  The Self-Confidence of First-Years: The Gap between Students'  Perceived and Measured Information Literacy Skills
Carr Ross, Research and Web Librarian; Elizabeth Reilly, Research Associate/Project Coordinator,
Institutional Research; and Judy Montgomery, Associate Librarian (Bowdoin College)
3:15  - 

Program Wrap-up

3:30  - Tour of Assumption College's Emmanuel d'Alzon Library for any and all interested.


last updated:
June 13, 2007

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