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2nd biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium, University of Chicago

Space is still available for the 2nd biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium titled “We’re Teaching, But How Do We Know If They’re Learning?” taking place Friday June 3, 2011. The deadline for registering is Friday May 20. Registration cost is $70 and includes continental breakfast, lunch buffet and conference materials. A link to register and […]

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Teacher Performance Instrument

Carlette Washington-Hoagland from University of Iowa Libraries is asking, Do you know of any tools/instruments designed to  assess teacher performance by librarians?  Something that measures both the formative and summative evaluation of librarians in their teaching role? If you have feedback for her, feel free to use the comment section of this post or you […]

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K-State Libraries and SAILS

Kansas State University Libraries is using the Project SAILS test to assess information literacy skills on a large scale by testing 1000 undergraduate students. Read about their project plan here. Standardized, tested, and reliable tools, like SAILS, are so key to the continued development of assessment programs in academic libraries.

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MIT’s Implementation Plan for a New Service Model

It is always so appreciated when a library shares its processes, plans, and documents in this manner. A very impressive and forward-thinking initiative to make change in public service delivery with a user-centered, assessment-led decision-making approach. Looks like they are making good progress: The Implementation Plan for a New Service Model, lays out an ambitious […]

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