Ensuring a level playing field: creating an information literacy exam for transfer students

Ensuring a level playing field: creating an information literacy exam for transfer students PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to highlight the steps taken by the library, English faculty and administrative stakeholders to create an information literacy exam for transfer students.Design/methodology/approachThe paper outlines the need for the exam, the student learning outcomes assessed by the exam, the process by which test questions were created and the technology used to create and deliver the exam.FindingsExperiences and suggestions relevant to developing an information literacy exam and a related website portal and tutorials are provided.Originality/valueThe report will have significant value to anyone considering implementing their own original information literacy exam and those seeking advice on test question creation and development. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Services Review Emerald Publishing

Ensuring a level playing field: creating an information literacy exam for transfer students

Reference Services Review, Volume 45 (3): 18 – Aug 14, 2017

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0090-7324
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10.1108/RSR-10-2016-0077
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PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to highlight the steps taken by the library, English faculty and administrative stakeholders to create an information literacy exam for transfer students.Design/methodology/approachThe paper outlines the need for the exam, the student learning outcomes assessed by the exam, the process by which test questions were created and the technology used to create and deliver the exam.FindingsExperiences and suggestions relevant to developing an information literacy exam and a related website portal and tutorials are provided.Originality/valueThe report will have significant value to anyone considering implementing their own original information literacy exam and those seeking advice on test question creation and development.

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Reference Services ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 14, 2017

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