THIS FRIDAY! ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting: Assessment Ideas for First Year Library Instruction Classes – November 18, 2016

Join us for an engaging discussion on exploring different types of assessment for First Year Library Instruction Classes. Whether you teach credit bearing Information Literacy classes or one-shot sessions, our meeting will focus on talking about different ways we can assess our students.

Professor Jesus Sanabria (Bronx Community College, CUNY) will start the meeting by discussing the use of “clickers” and Turning Point software in assessing students in Library Instruction classes. Professor Sanabria and his former colleague Professor Julia Pollack developed  an interactive PowerPoint presentation using “clickers” and using special software known as Turning Point. Turning Point has several advantages. It collects and stores data, while providing the function to generate reports in multiple ways. It veers away from traditional paper and pencil surveys. The questions are centered on current information literacy standards and can be easily modified around your class goals.

We encourage you to come with questions and ideas.  We want this to be an open, inviting, and engaging dialogue.

WHEN

Friday Nov 18, 2016, 9:30 am to 10:45 am

WHERE

Mercy College – Manhattan Campus
66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016
Room #723

(All attendees must bring a photo ID)

You must be an ACRL/NY member to participate in Discussion Group Meetings.  You can join today to start enjoying other professional development, conference, workshops and networking benefits.  Join or Renew at http://acrlny.org/join-us/

RSVP by Wed 11/16:  http://tinyurl.com/acrlny-fye-fall2016-RSVP

Refreshments and coffee will be served!

If you have any questions please email the co-chairs Mark Aaron Polger or Carl Andrews at markaaron.polger@csi.cuny.edu or Carl.Andrews@bcc.cuny.edu

Please note also that all attendees of ACRL/NY discussion groups are expected to abide by ARCL/NY’s code of conduct (see http://acrlny.org/about2/code-of-conduct/ )

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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