The 'Write' Stuff: A Workshop on Using Information Literacy Rubrics to Assess Information Literacy Traits in Student Writing
Friday, December 13, 2013, Newkirk Alumni Center, University of California, Irvine
The Librarians of the University of California-Irvine are happy to present this workshop of interest to librarians working with all levels of students, from freshman to graduate students.
Participants will be introduced to the processes, skills, and knowledge necessary to develop a robust information literacy assessment of student writing. In addition, attendees will become familiar with work produced by students, will learn about the process of norming evaluation in order to ensure inter-rater reliability, and will discover the many challenges and rewards of creating a rubric in order to evaluate a complex, high-level ability.
During this session, participants will:
The leaders of this workshop (two experienced instruction librarians, an expert on social science research methodology and library assessment, and a scholar in composition/rhetoric) are engaged in a multi-phase assessment of the writing abilities and information literacy levels of the first year students at their large research university.
To register please fill out the online form. The last day to register is Thursday, December 5, 2013. Attendance is limited.
Note: there are no registration fees, but parking fees may apply.
9:30-10 - Arrival, Check-in, & Continental Breakfast
10-12:30 – Workshop
12:30-2 - Lunch & networking
Newkirk Alumni Center
450 Alumni Court
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92617
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