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Assessing an Assessment: The New NSSE IL Module
Michigan Academic Libraries Association (MiALA) Assessment Interest Group (2017)
  • Debbie Morrow
The University Libraries at Grand Valley State University successfully advocated for inclusion of the 'Experiences with Information Literacy' module in our Winter 2016 administration of NSSE, the National Survey of Student Engagement. Overall, summary responses for our participating students compared positively to the aggregate means for all participating Large Public institutions in the same cohort. However, further analysis of responses broken out by individual colleges within the university revealed an interesting picture of students in GVSU's College of Engineering & Computing, perhaps indicating that their educational experience at GVSU is qualitatively different from that of their peers in other academic and professional disciplines. Or is it? And if so, how? A preliminary exploration of the possible "why's" behind the results suggest that sometimes reliability and validity can be nullified under unexpected conditions.
  • NSSE,
  • Information Literacy,
  • Assessment
Publication Date
November 3, 2017
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Citation Information
Debbie Morrow. "Assessing an Assessment: The New NSSE IL Module" Michigan Academic Libraries Association (MiALA) Assessment Interest Group (2017)
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