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UX Presentations - User Experience Resources. ALA Self-Assessment Tool. Selected outcomes assessment resources. Electronic resources Examples of Direct and Indirect Measures for Assessment using information literacy as a student learning outcome.

Selected outcomes assessment resources

Saunders, L. (2011). Information literacy as a learning outcome: The perspective of institutional accreditation. Libraries Unlimited. Adapted by Higher Learning Commission from Student Learning Assessment: Options and Resources, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 2007. Student and Program Learning Outcomes for Stakeholders Presented by Pauletta Brown Bracy, Director, Office of University Accreditation, North Carolina Central University, at the ASPA Spring 2014 Conference, March 31. 2014. Developing Student Learning Outcomes From the California State Chico Academic Affairs Office Provides specifics for developing statements of student learning outcome from program learning goals to "focus on how students can demonstrate that the goals are being met.

" Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment from North Carolina State University. UX and Web Design Trends for 2015 and Beyond. You have completed designing your website with a highly impactful and large image on the homepage in compliance with the latest web design trends.

UX and Web Design Trends for 2015 and Beyond

But to be sure it is not enough. You need to make the website, functional, user-friendly, understandable, handy and spontaneous in the context of today’s rapidly changing world. 4 months from 2015 have passed and it is beyond any doubt that it is the best time to ponder over the latest trends that will stir the world of web designers in this year. But following the latest trends only for the sake of being cool and trendy is not accepted. Trends should be the proprietor for those who are concerned to improve the usage and engagement for the users and this will lead to the inevitable accomplishment of end goals. LIbrary Use of social media. Library User Experience. Dispatches from PLA 2014 — Crafting Excellence: Using Research to Build the Best User Experience.

By Eimmy Solis on March 24, 2014 Libraries of every size can evaluate their online user experience and their physical spaces.

Dispatches from PLA 2014 — Crafting Excellence: Using Research to Build the Best User Experience

At the above-titled program, during the PLA 2014 conference, Aaron Schmidt, Denise M. Davis, and Jill Porter described how they assess libraries and the challenges and outcomes of their User Experience (UX) testing. Challenges in UX testing include overseeing staff expectations and managing user needs. Overall, libraries big and small can test their user experience. Schmidt, Principal of Influx Library User Experience Consulting explained that UX testing is necessity to identify physical and digital touch points. Statistical Trends. ClimateQUAL® MINES for Libraries® As libraries implement access to electronic resources through portals, collaborations, and consortial arrangements, the Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services (MINES) for Libraries protocol offers a convenient way to collect information from users in an environment where they no longer need to physically enter the library in order to access resources.

MINES for Libraries®

MINES for Libraries adapts a long-established methodology to account for the use of information resources in the digital environment. The survey is based on methods developed to determine the indirect costs of conducting grant-funded R&D activities. The survey is administered for one year, in a short, random period each month at the time of user access. MINES for Libraries as been implemented in several libraries in Canada and the United States of America. Untitled. Association of College & Research Libraries. On any campus there are numerous individuals involved in assessment including classroom faculty, administrators, program directors, librarians, student services offices and institutional research staff.

Association of College & Research Libraries

The results of assessment are also of interest to a broad audience including those who participated in the assessment as well as accreditation agencies and the broader community. Assessment is essential for the following reasons: Monitor effectiveness for accountability Better identify instructional practices Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional practices Measure student achievement: how much they know Evaluate students' mastery of skills: What they can do.

Assessment is an ongoing process aimed at understanding and improving student learning. Assessment can be on four different yet interrelated levels. Within the library Librarians are involved not just in teaching but also in assessment of student learning and evaluation of program effectiveness. LibValue Database. The Lib-Value bibliographic database includes over 1000 individual items from library and information science literature as well as relevant material from such diverse disciplines as higher education administration, museum assessment, and environmental economics.

LibValue Database

Though primarily comprised of journal articles, the database also features web pages, books, conference presentations and papers, reports, and other materials. In addition to works presenting accounts of specific assessment projects, database users will find more general discussions of conceptual approaches to assessing value and return on investment, and descriptions of specific methods for evaluating the positive outcomes of providing a wide variety of resources and services. The database can be searched, browsed by keyword or author, or “filtered” to retrieve records by author, type, or year. Explore the database with the Subject Area Citation Map to discover new resources! Statistics & Assessment. Desining and Assessing Library Services. A Theory-guided Approach to Library Services Assessment. Library Assessment.