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Cost: $60 - When you’ve got a one-hour, one-shot library-instruction session scheduled, speedy and accurate student assessments are of paramount importance. Information literacy expert Sarah Steiner will show you how five minutes of skilled, targeted assessment is all you need to give you a precise understanding of students’ needs, learning, and retention.

2/15/2017
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:03 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3625
1-770-280-4185

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Cost: $60

How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific

When you’ve got a one-hour, one-shot library-instruction session scheduled, speedy and accurate student assessments are of paramount importance. Information literacy expert Sarah Steiner will show you how five minutes of skilled, targeted assessment is all you need to give you a precise understanding of students’ needs, learning, and retention. Drawing from real-life examples, Steiner will discuss how to write the best assessment questions and use inexpensive survey tools to gauge learning while you interact with students.

Topics include:

  • How to write effective learning outcomes
  • How to ask questions that get you useful information
  • Examples with analysis on what other academic libraries are doing
  • Choosing an assessment model
  • Selecting appropriate assessment tools

About the Instructor

Sarah Steiner is the Head of Research & Instruction Services at Western Carolina University Library in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She has over a decade of professional experience with instruction and assessment, virtual and in-person reference coordination, and social media planning and management. She serves on the editorial board for College & Research Libraries and is currently co-editing an ACRL volume on student motivation. As a 2011 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, Steiner was recognized for creating networking and professional development opportunities for librarians.

 

If you plan on viewing this event with a group of 3 or more people, please purchase at the group rate.

A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific


This is an online event hosted through Webex. Further technical information is available at the ALA Store FAQ page.

How Workshop Registration Works
While completing your purchase, you’ll be asked to fill in the name and e-mail address of the person attending this event. Once you complete your purchase, the attendee will receive an e-mail from Webex confirming registration. This e-mail includes the login information for the event, including the weblink for signing in to the event, so please keep it in a safe place.

Upon purchase you will also receive a registration PDF in the form of a digital download. This PDF contains a link to our Registration page. In case you do not receive the automatic notification from WebEx, you can use the link found on this download to access the workshop. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History.

If you prefer to register by phone, call 1-770-280-4185, Monday–Friday, 8:00am–6:00pm Eastern to register; or email your purchase order to editionscoursehelp@ala.org.

For pricing on bulk registrations in excess of $1,000, please contact us.

ALA Editions Workshops offer a convenient, hands-on learning experience that will help you and your colleagues make the best decisions for your library. Your registration includes recommended readings to enhance your learning and support focused discussion in chat. This ALA Editions Workshop is licensed for use by staff or users of the purchasing institution or library organization.

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