Instructor Assessment in Information Literacy Sessions

Megan Metcalf, LIBRARIAN

At the end of every week of instruction, an optional assessment is sent to each teacher to encourage feedback of the entire session, including the librarian instructing. In addition, my mentor observed a session that I taught. After the mentor observation, we had a meeting to go over her notes and suggestions. I was excited to get feedback from the students in Communication 192 who wrote evaluations of the session. I really liked reading the student responses, because it not only encouraged me, but highlighted what students did and did not find helpful.

A few themes I found present in the student evaluations of the Communication 192 instruction session:

  • Students became more aware of  various library resources : Students mentioned being able to use tools that they didn’t know existed previously (Such as the various ways to access books).
  • Students felt more confident in utilizing library resources: Many students mentioned…

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