Workshop on Assessment and Student Learning
Friday, September 24, 2010
Judy Young (Director, Composition Program) discussed assessment and instructional strategies to improve student writing and Britt McGowan (Pace Library) provided information about instructional strategies and assignments that will develop student skills in information literacy components that promote communication skills.
To become information literate, students need to be able to communicate clearly in order to articulate their research needs, participate in collaborative research projects, and use the appropriate medium and style to communicate their product to the intended audience.
Specific information literacy standards and outcomes that relate to the communication domain state that the information literate student:
Assessment Rubric for Information Literacy:
Oakleaf, M. (n.d.), Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
Retrieved from Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (RAILS) website.
AAC&U VALUE Rubrics
AAC&U has developed rubrics for communication and information literacy. These learning outcomes are frequently included as program learning outcomes for General Education and undergraduate programs.
You may download a copy of these rubrics from the AAC&U website.
AAC&U will ask you to enter an email address and complete a brief questionnaire before accessing the rubrics site.
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