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

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

Sonya S. Gaither

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


Using A Media Technology Showcase To Bridge The Gap Between K-12 & Higher Education: Creating A Professional Development Workshop., Sonya Shepherd Aug 2013

Using A Media Technology Showcase To Bridge The Gap Between K-12 & Higher Education: Creating A Professional Development Workshop., Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

Why should students spend time navigating to find the library tools needed to search? Why not provide direct links to library resources so more time is spent finding, evaluating, and synthesizing information? These were questions asked by some academic librarians trying to help students locate resources for assignments.As a result, these academic librarians created online tutorials for using persistent links to library resources. Teaching faculty learned how to use the links in web pages and WebCT Vista. These tutorials were also shared at conferences. Attendees encouraged the presenters to develop a hands-on workshop. Attendees also suggested the workshop as ...


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

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

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


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

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

Sonya S. Gaither

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


Demonstrating Your Library's Value: The Basics Of Library Assessment, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2012

Demonstrating Your Library's Value: The Basics Of Library Assessment, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Closing The Gap: An Evolving Professional Development Workshop Bridging K12 & Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2011

Closing The Gap: An Evolving Professional Development Workshop Bridging K12 & Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Using A Media Technology Showcase To Bridge The Gap Between K12 & Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd Aug 2011

Using A Media Technology Showcase To Bridge The Gap Between K12 & Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

Why should students spend time navigating to find the library tools needed to search? Why not provide direct links to library resources so more time is spent finding, evaluating, and synthesizing information? These were questions asked by some academic librarians trying to help students locate resources for assignments. As a result, these academic librarians created online tutorials for using persistent links to library resources. Teaching faculty learned how to use the links in web pages and WebCT Vista. These tutorials were also shared at conferences. Attendees encouraged the presenters to develop a hands-on workshop. Attendees also suggested the workshop as ...


Exploring Galileo: Search Strategies And Teaching Tips For Teachers, Sonya Shepherd Dec 2009

Exploring Galileo: Search Strategies And Teaching Tips For Teachers, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Exploring Galileo: Search Strategies And Teaching Tips For Teachers, Sonya Shepherd Jun 2009

Exploring Galileo: Search Strategies And Teaching Tips For Teachers, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Teaching The Teacher: Integrating Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes Sep 2008

Teaching The Teacher: Integrating Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Teaching The Teacher: How To Integrate Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2008

Teaching The Teacher: How To Integrate Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Teaching The Teacher: Integrating Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes Sep 2008

Teaching The Teacher: Integrating Information Literacy Into The Curriculum, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Information Literacy For Teachers: Is Reform Necessary And How To Establish A Successful Model Program?, Sonya Shepherd May 2008

Information Literacy For Teachers: Is Reform Necessary And How To Establish A Successful Model Program?, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Information Literacy For Teachers: Is Reform Necessary And How To Establish A Successful Model Program?, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes Apr 2008

Information Literacy For Teachers: Is Reform Necessary And How To Establish A Successful Model Program?, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Assessing Student Learning Outcomes In The Library Information Commons, Lori Critz, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2005

Assessing Student Learning Outcomes In The Library Information Commons, Lori Critz, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


If You Build It They Will Come, But Are They Learning? The Role Of Library Information Commons In Assessing Student Learning Outcomes, Robert Fernekes, Lori Critz, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2005

If You Build It They Will Come, But Are They Learning? The Role Of Library Information Commons In Assessing Student Learning Outcomes, Robert Fernekes, Lori Critz, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Library Resources For Faculty And Information Resources Shortcuts, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes Sep 2005

Library Resources For Faculty And Information Resources Shortcuts, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Library Tools For Connecting To Online Resources: A Faculty Development Workshop, Debra Skinner, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2005

Library Tools For Connecting To Online Resources: A Faculty Development Workshop, Debra Skinner, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


It Takes A Village: How Can The Library Support The Academic Development Of Your Students?, Sonya Shepherd Feb 2005

It Takes A Village: How Can The Library Support The Academic Development Of Your Students?, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Information Literacy Instruction And Assessments, College Of Business And College Of Education, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner Sep 2004

Information Literacy Instruction And Assessments, College Of Business And College Of Education, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Assessing Information Literacy With Knowledge Surveys: Interim Report From Two Computer Based Trials, David Robinson, R. Mathaney, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner Sep 2004

Assessing Information Literacy With Knowledge Surveys: Interim Report From Two Computer Based Trials, David Robinson, R. Mathaney, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Library Tools For Connecting With The Curriculum, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner May 2004

Library Tools For Connecting With The Curriculum, Robert Fernekes, Sonya Shepherd, Debra Skinner

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Of Computer Skills On The Levels Of Technostress Among Faculty And Academic Librarians From Selected Institutions From Within The University System Of Georgia, Sonya Shepherd Mar 2004

The Relationship Of Computer Skills On The Levels Of Technostress Among Faculty And Academic Librarians From Selected Institutions From Within The University System Of Georgia, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Computer Skills On The Levels Of Technostress Among Faculty And Academic Librarians From Selected Institutions Fro Within The University System Of Georgia, Sonya Shepherd Mar 2003

The Impact Of Computer Skills On The Levels Of Technostress Among Faculty And Academic Librarians From Selected Institutions Fro Within The University System Of Georgia, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Library Performance Indicators That Assess Student Success, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes May 2002

Library Performance Indicators That Assess Student Success, Sonya Shepherd, Robert Fernekes

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Undergraduate Faculty Attitudes Toward Academic Librarians In Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd Mar 2001

Undergraduate Faculty Attitudes Toward Academic Librarians In Higher Education, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.