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Library Instruction: Outcomes

This guide helps faculty and others know about our instruction program and goals

Library Program Learning Outcomes

Library and Learning Services Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Develop critical thinking skills in the construction of new knowledge.
  2. Analyze the attributes of information tailored for specific needs.
  3. Evaluate and implement verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Assess a variety of viewpoints across the spectrum of human diversity.

Library Course Learning Outcomes

LLS 1000 Dixie Forum

  1. Students will become more proficient critical thinkers in this course. Each will gain additional knowledge in a variety of subject areas throughout this course by being exposed to a broad range of topics and subject experts supplementing any given degree track. (PLO 1,4)

LLS 1010 Beginning Research

  1. Identify the contribution of specific pieces and varying perspectives to a disciplinary knowledge conversation (PLO 1, 2)
  2. Formulate research questions based on curiosity and gaps in information or data (PLO 2)
  3. Determine attributes of authoritative information for different needs, with the understanding that context plays a role (PLO 2, 4)
  4. Critique and evaluate information to contribute to the construction of knowledge and make it stronger (PLO 1, 2, 4)
  5. Create citations and value the why of using citations (PLO 2, 3)

LLS 2770 Foundations of Effective Mentoring for Supplemental Instruction Leaders

  1. Apply mentoring best practices (PLOs 2,3,4).
  2. Plan and create effective mentoring sessions (PLOs 2,3,4).
  3. Develop mentoring strategies to meet the needs of diverse learning groups with varying characteristics (PLOs 2,3,4).
  4. Formulate a philosophy of tutoring (PLOs 1,2,3,4).

LLS 2780 Foundations of Effective Mentoring for Peer Coaches

  1. Apply mentoring best practices (PLOs 2,3,4).
  2. Plan and create effective mentoring sessions (PLOs 2,3,4).
  3. Develop mentoring strategies to meet the needs of diverse learning groups with varying characteristics (PLOs 2,3,4).
  4. Formulate a philosophy of tutoring (PLOs 1,2,3,4).

LLS 2790 Foundations of Effective Tutoring

  1. Apply tutoring best practices (PLOs 2.3.4).
  2. Plan and create effective tutoring sessions (PLOs 2,3,4).
  3. Develop tutoring strategies to meet the needs of diverse learning groups with varying characteristics (PLOs 2,3,4).
  4. Formulate a philosophy of tutoring (PLOs 1,2,3,4).

LLS 4890 Library and Learning Services Internship

  1. Apply research and writing skills to compose materials as well as informational documents, email, and solicitations. (PLO 3)
  2. Learn how to use information ethically, responsibly, and legally. (PLO 2 and 3)
  3. Analyze conventions, recognizing when researchers and writers successfully meet industry protocols. (PLO 2)
  4. Develop and analyze collaborative learning skills by organizing and managing information.
  5. Perform investigative and/or observational research, focus relevant details, and integrate research. (PLO 1)
  6. Investigate and partake in the process of publication. (PLO 2 and 4)