Presentation on theme: "Increasing Our Reach While Preserving Quality: Creating and Using Information Literacy Assessments and Rubrics for Non-Librarians Rory Patterson, Coordinator,"— Presentation transcript:
Increasing Our Reach While Preserving Quality: Creating and Using Information Literacy Assessments and Rubrics for Non-Librarians Rory Patterson, Coordinator, Undergraduate and Online Research Librarian, Integrated Learning Research Center Angela Rice, Learning Commons Coordinator, Integrated Learning Research Center Jeremy Roden, Instructional Designer, Center for Curriculum Development, Adjunct Professor
Who Are We? Rory Patterson: – Coordinator, Undergraduate and Online Research Librarian, Integrated Learning Resource Center Angela Rice: – Learning Commons Coordinator, Integrated Learning Resource Center Jeremy Roden: – Instructional Designer, Center for Curriculum Development, Adjunct Professor
What Will You Learn? Justifying and using rubrics Creating rubrics Norming rubrics Implementing rubrics
Justifying and Using Rubrics Assess teaching and learning – Programmatic assessment – Assess content mastered not class attended or content learned.
Justifying and Using Rubrics Allows library to increase its reach Can be used by non-librarians Standard assessment points for: – Librarians – Non-librarian faculty
Creating Rubrics Wording the Standards Instructions aligned with objectives Use familiar/similar language used in instructions Use positive language Delineate dimensions or characteristics
Creating Levels of Assessment Even number of levels Arrangement of degree of mastery varies Create descriptions of optimal and incompetent levels of mastery Create other two levels Use specific language including numbers Experiment and Gather Feedback and Adjust Creating Rubrics cont.
Audience Application: ACRL Information Literacy Competency – Standard 5, Performance Indicator 3 – Choice of four outcomes Write your measurable outcome Write four levels of outcomes – Excellent – Good – Acceptable – Poor
Norming Rubrics Tell the faculty what is expected Show faculty how to do it Have faculty do it Review faculties’ efforts Norm or spot check on set schedule, so stay consistent
Audience Application Take annotated bibliography Review with “How did you get each item?” Review one item Audience reviews others and their evaluations
Implementing Rubrics in Blackboard How to implement rubrics – Attached rubrics – Embedded rubrics Best practices – Do the points add correctly – Point range or percentages – Are the columns accurately reflecting the grading scale – Include a copy of the rubric for students to view
Implementing Rubrics in Blackboard Troubleshooting – Inability to see grades – Incorrect point totals – Incapable of linking to SafeAssign
Reviewing What we covered – Justifying use and norming rubrics – Understanding how to construct rubrics – Demonstrate how to norm rubrics Questions?
Thank you for attending! Contacts: – Rory: firstname.lastname@example.org – Angela: email@example.com – Jeremy: firstname.lastname@example.org