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Curating an Active Learning Ecosystem: A Toolkit: Active Learning Center Assessment Rubric

Supporting resource site for the USM 2016 Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant proposal

Assessment Strategies

USM Steelcase Active Learning Center

Learning Outcomes Rubric

 

Outcomes

 

Evidence (Measure)

USM ULOs*

ACRL Standards for Libraries**

Benchmark

Ownership

Outcome 1 Example: Students increase their ability to work collaboratively using the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center (ALC) space

Student and Faculty Survey Questions

 

#1

#3

#6

To be Determined by the USM Assessment Team and the USM ALC Team

USM ALC Team

Outcome 2 Example:

Faculty will increase active learning techniques in their classes using the ALC

Faculty Survey Questions

 

#3

#6

To be Determined by the USM Assessment Team and the USM ALC Team

USM ALC Team

 

*USM ULOs stands for University of Saint Mary Learning Objectives

University Learning Objective #1: Demonstrate ability to use effective written and oral communication in a variety of setting, to a range of individuals and within groups and teams, using various modes.

USM ULO’s are part of the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) objectives

See: http://cae.org/products-and-services/higher-education-assessment/critical-thinking-assessments  

** ACRL Standards stands for Association of College & Research Libraries Standards for Libraries in Higher Education

See: http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/standardslibraries

Standard 3 Educational Role: Libraries partner in the educational mission of the institution to develop and support information-literate learners who can discover, access, and use information effectively for academic success, research, and lifelong learning.

Standard 6 Space: Libraries are the intellectual commons where users interact with ideas in both physical and virtual environments to expand learning and facilitate the creation of new knowledge.