ACRL Roadshow, Assessment in Action

The ACRL Roadshow, Assessment in Action, will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Mount Saint Mary College, Newburg NY.

The workshop will be facilitated by Lisa Hinchliffe and is based on the ACRL Assessment in Action program curriculum.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply action research as a means to designing robust assessment plans, practices, and processes.
  • Implement assessment practices that document the impact of libraries on student learning, academic programs and activities, and institutional initiatives.
  • Collaborate with key campus partners to plan and conduct assessment that aligns library outcomes with institutional initiatives, priorities, and assessment activities.
  • Use the results of assessment and action research to foster support for library contributions to student learning and success.

Tentative Agenda

Time Activity
8:30-9:30 a.m. Introduction to Assessment and Action Research
9:30-10:00 a.m. Aligning with Institutional Priorities
10:00-10:20 a.m. Break
10:20-11:30 a.m. Assessment Cycle: Outcomes and Criteria
Developing an Inquiry Question
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Assessment Cycle: Evidence and Tools
12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:30 p.m. Assessment Cycle: Alignment and Casual Claims
Assessment Cycle: Analysis and Interpretation
2:30-2:50 p.m. Break
2:50-4:00 p.m. Taking Action and Communication
Collaborators and Stakeholders
4:00-4:30 p.m. Personal Learning Plan
Community of Practice
Next Steps

Prepare for the Workshop

Visit the ACRL website to learn more about the Roadshow and the Assessment in Action program.