Looking for rubrics for assessment?

Explore RAILS (Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) for your rubric assessment needs!  RAILS is a repository of rubrics designed for academic librarians and disciplinary faculty to assess information literacy outcomes in higher education.

In addition to the rubrics themselves, there are links to suggested readings to get started using rubrics, relevant assessment and learning outcomes standards, and presentations on using rubrics for IL assessment.

Also take a look at the AAC&U VALUE Rubric for Information Literacy.  According to the website:

VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) is a campus-based assessment initiative sponsored by AAC&U as part of its Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative. VALUE rubrics or scoring guides provide needed tools to assess students’ own authentic work, produced across their diverse learning progressions and institutions, to determine whether and how well students are meeting graduation level achievement in learning outcomes that both employers and faculty consider essential.

Gamifying Library Instruction: A Case Study

The Library Research Round Table (LRRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) recently awarded Eamon Tewell and Katelyn Angell the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research for the article, “Far from a Trivial Pursuit: Assessing the effectiveness of games in information literacy instruction.” The study finds that students who played online games improved significantly more from pre-test to post-test than students who received a lecture in library instruction.

The games used by Tewell and Angell are openly available: Doing Research (from University of Illinois at Chicago) and Citation Tic Tac Toe (from James Madison University).