Assessment

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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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Academic librarians from across North America continued to expand assessment practices through their participation in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) three-year program, Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Studen

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Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (RAILS) is an IMLS-funded research project designed to investigate an analytic rubric approach to information literacy assessment in higher education.  The RAILS project is intended to help academic

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The Information Literacy Assessment & Advocacy Project (ILAAP) is an assessment tool designed to investigate the information literacy skills of first and second-year post-secondary students.

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