Library and Information Science

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The Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) is a new multiple-choice test based on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

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Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information explores how librarians and faculty work together to teach students about the nature of expertise, authority, and credibility.

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The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) has a topical add-on module entitled "Experiences with Information Literacy." The module was developed in collaboration with college and university librarians.

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The iSkills™ assessment from Educational Testing Service (ETS) is an outcomes-based assessment that measures the ability to think critically in a digital environment through a range of real-world performance tasks.

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Performance-based tasks and writing prompts that measure critical thinking and written communication skills. Addresses some information literacy skills. Administered online.

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The Critical-thinking Assessment Test (CAT) was developed with input from faculty across a wide range of institutions and disciplines, with guidance from colleagues in the cognitive/learning sciences and assessment and with support from the Nation

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The Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) is a nationally-normed assessment program from ACT which measures outcomes of the general education programs at the end of the first 2 years of college.

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The ETS® Proficiency Profile assesses four core skill areas: critical thinking, reading, writing, and mathematics--with a little bit of information literacy-- in a single test that the

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 The Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (SAILS) test is a fixed-choice national test There are two forms of the SAILS information literacy test, one for individual test results, and one for groups (cohorts) of students.

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