Aiming for assessment: Notes from the start of an information literacy course assessment

Peter Larsen, University of Rhode Island
Amanda Izenstark, University of Rhode Island
Joanna Burkhardt, University of Rhode Island

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To provide systematic assessment of a 3-credit, full-semester information literacy course at the University of Rhode Island, the library instruction faculty adapted the Bay Area Community College Information Competency Proficiency Exam to determine how well the students learned the material taught in the course and how well that material reflected the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.