Presentation on theme: "Library Program and Library Instruction Program SLOs: The Experience of Los Medanos College Christina Goff, Instruction Librarian Student Learning Outcomes."— Presentation transcript:
Library Program and Library Instruction Program SLOs: The Experience of Los Medanos College Christina Goff, Instruction Librarian Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) in CC Libraries Workshop Council of Chief Librarians, California Community Colleges March 6, 2008
Presentation Outline Library and Learning Support Services: description and history at LMC Student Learning Outcomes in the Library: description and development Library Orientation Assessment Pilot Questions?
Library and Learning Support Services Brief history Parent committee – Teaching and Learning Project (TLP) Alignment with accreditation standards What is included within Library and Learning Support Services (L&LSS)
L&LSS Student Learning Outcomes Institutional Level Address a wide variety of learning support services Emphasize student access and skill application Note: See appendix A
Library Program SLOs Program Level (PSLOs) Address all resources and services in the Library Emphasize access and utilization of library facilities and materials Introduce Information Competency Note: See appendix A
Library Instruction Program SLOs Program level? History of instruction program and instruction librarian position Why create new SLOs? Emphasize application of Information Competency skills, within the college and beyond Note: See appendix A
Library Course SLOs Course Level (CSLOs) For-credit Library Studies courses Address specific skills and abilities gained within a course Note: See appendix A
Library CSLOs – cont’d. Library Studies 14: Library Research and Information Literacy Skills Aligned with ACRL Information Literacy Standards Library Studies 17: Introduction to Internet Information Resources In development “Translating” existing course objectives Note: See appendix A
Library Orientation SLOs Workshop Level? Orientation descriptions Lecture and demonstration Guided research Workshop style Example of English 100: College Composition Note: See appendix A
SLO Development “Students who _____________ will be able to ____________.” Critical Thinking verbs Creating measurable outcomes A note about “inherited SLOs” Note: See Appendix B
Assessing SLOs Library Assessment Pilot with English 100 Assessment Project Plan Results so far Lessons learned (and still learning!) Note: See Appendix C
Questions and Contact Information Questions? Contact Information: Christina Goff Instruction Librarian Los Medanos College email@example.com (925) 439-2781x3396
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