Measuring Learning Outcomes in Library Instruction

Connor, Elizabeth (2010) Measuring Learning Outcomes in Library Instruction. In: Emerging Opportunities: 20th Annual SAIL meeting , April 27-30, 2010 ,Tifton, GA,

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Abstract

The author uses clicker technology to incorporate polling and multiple choice question techniques into library instruction classes. Clickers can be used to give a keener understanding of how many students grasp the concepts presented in a specific class session. Typically, a student that aces a definition-type question will fail to answer an application-type question correctly. Immediate, electronic feedback helps to calibrate teaching approaches and gather data about learning outcomes. This presentation will analyze learning outcomes specific to scientific disciplines, and demonstrate the usefulness of clickers to engage and sustain student learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Measuring Learning Outcomes in Library Instruction
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Connor, Elizabethelizabeth.connor@citadel.edu
Date: 2010
Funders: The Citadel Faculty Development Fund
Event Title: Emerging Opportunities: 20th Annual SAIL meeting
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Tifton, GA
Event Dates: April 27-30, 2010
Issuing Agency: SAIL: a regional affiliate of IAMSLIC
Uncontrolled Keywords: clickers; audience response systems; bibliographic instruction; science undergraduates; learning outcomes; The Citadel
Subjects: Education
Item ID: 3344
Depositing User: Elizabeth connor
Date Deposited: 07 May 2010 16:36
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:32
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3344

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