An Action Plan for Outcomes Assessment in Your Library by Peter Hernon

By Peter Hernon

This booklet may help you not to simply resolution this query, but in addition turn out your findings. strolling you thru the method of assessing if and the way good scholars and library clients are studying from academic assets, specialist educational library specialists staff as much as offer An motion Plan for results review on your Library. This entire plan, the 1st of its type and particularly for librarians, offers information assortment instruments for measuring either studying and learn results that hyperlink results to person delight. in any case, it's the clients who will take advantage of studying, and so their stories are quintessential to the way in which libraries degree their providers and function.

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21 A paper from the Schreyer Institute for Innovation in Learning, Pennsylvania State University (PSU), states that a “well-designed assessment plan starts with identifying the goals for the course or program as they relate to such areas as student learning, student attitudes, cost effectiveness, and program implementation. ”22 Once all the goals and areas (student learning, student attitudes, cost effectiveness, and program implementation) are determined, the methods Processes and Components of the Plan 33 of assessment should be identified.

7. Ball State University, Using Surveys for Assessment. htm. Accessed 28 Oct. 2000. See also Ball State University, Using Tests for Assessment. htm. Accessed 28 Oct. 2000. 8. Ball State University, Using Performance-Based Measures for Assessment. htm. Accessed 28 Oct. 2000. See also Ball State University, Other Assessment Techniques. htm. Accessed 28 Oct. 2000. 9. Ball State University, Reporting and Using Results. htm. Accessed 28 Oct. 2000. 10. : Columbia Basin College, 1999), 4–11. 11. Montana State University–Bozeman, Assessment Techniques and Activities.

16. 38. Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Framework for Outcomes Assessment, 18. 39. , 2000). html. Accessed 5 March 2001. ACRL, “Standards for College Libraries 2000 Edition,” College and Research Libraries News 61, no. 3 (March 2000), 175–82. html. Accessed 5 March 2001. 40. Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Framework for Outcomes Assessment, 18. Notes 17 2 Assessment Plans, Reports, and Guides in Institutions of Higher Education Assessment focuses attention on students and learning.

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