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Understanding the Transfer Student Experience Using Design Thinking
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017)
Purpose: Discussion of a 2015-16 University of Washington Libraries project focused on understanding the needs and challenges of transfer students on the Seattle campus and developing innovative ways to support transfer student success. Design/methodology/approach: The study employs design thinking methods, including ...
User Surveys at the University of Washington Libraries
(Chandos Publishing, 2016)
The University of Washington Libraries has a long-established and robust assessment programme that has delivered critical information about user needs, library and information use, importance, impact and priorities for more than 20 years. Two long running cyclical surveys, a large-scale user survey and an in-library use survey, ...
Project RAILS: Lessons Learned about Collaborative Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
Rubric assessment of information literacy is an important tool for librarians seeking to show evidence of student learning. The authors, who collaborated on the Rubric Assessment of Informational Literacy Skills (RAILS) research project, draw from their shared experience to present practical recommendations for implementing ...
Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2013)
In recent years, ever-increasing demands for accountability have had an impact on all sectors of higher education. As a result, assessment has become central to the work of higher education institutions nationwide. Initially, many institutions scrambled to gather whatever assessment data they could find, and the handling ...