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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Georgia Southern University

Student learning

2013

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Lessons Learned While Developing An Effective Culture Of Assessment For Library Instruction, Sonya S. Shepherd May 2013

Lessons Learned While Developing An Effective Culture Of Assessment For Library Instruction, Sonya S. Shepherd

Library Faculty Presentations

After testing and using multiple assessment surveys and tools over time to evaluate student learning after and satisfaction with library instruction, workshop attendees discussed lessons learned by an academic librarian attempting to develop a more effective culture of assessment for library instruction. The following was addressed:

  • various surveys and tools used/tested
  • why certain surveys and tools were selected for use and not others
  • why certain surveys and tools worked better than others
  • what were the lessons learned
  • what assessment surveys and tools are being used after the lessons learned


Compelling Student Support In Calculus, Keith Howard, David Nelson, Jeff Denny Mar 2013

Compelling Student Support In Calculus, Keith Howard, David Nelson, Jeff Denny

SoTL Commons Conference

Confronted with high failure and withdrawal rates in calculus and precalculus courses, we conducted a case study comparing a voluntary model of student support with a compulsory model imbedded within course requirements. This study design was in large part reflective of the highly acclaimed study by Uri Treisman at Berkley University. The case study, which included experimental and control groups, will be presented along with an active demonstration illustrating the added value of compulsory groups and direct assistance in the learning process. We will discuss the findings of our study both in terms of differences in student performance and perception ...