Goal: To facilitate off-site student and faculty success by providing face-to-face information literacy instruction. To connect information literacy skills with specific student information initiatives, to create wider conversations about scholarship, and to assess student learning after the library visit.
Approach: To best support the Goal, off-site library visits should be systematic and well-timed. The visits should align with the beginning of every new cohort, semester, or high valued research project.
Content: Show-Tell-Practice (STP). The instruction should include: general information literacy topics, introduction and demonstration of library resources, specific information aligned with a particular research assignment.
Assessment: An online multi-question assessment quiz will be administered to the students. If the classroom contains workstations with Internet access, the 8 question quiz could be administered after the instruction, or off-site at a later date delivered by email.
Assessment will map to:
The following ACRL Frames were addressed throughout the library instruction and through the follow-up information literacy quiz