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Library Instructors' Toolkit : Assessment & Evaluation

Resources & Examples

Approaches to Classroom Learning Assessment

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)

Fixed-Choice Tests

Performance Assessments


Pose a question that asks students to reflect on their experience.  Examples include:

  • What are the important parts of this research assignment?  How well have I done them? How do I know?
  • Describe the 3-4 most important things you learned about (a) the research process while doing this assignment, and (b) yourself as a researcher?
  • Give 1-2 examples of your most successful research techniques.  What makes them successful?  What made them good?

Gilchrist, D.  2011.  To enABLE Information Competency: The Abilities Model in Library Instruction.  Programs that Work: Papers and Sessipon Materials Presented at the 24th National LOEX Library Instruction Conference.  Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press 1996. pages 19-34.  Amended March 2003.