Addressing the Standards for Accreditation

Outcomes Assessment: Linking Learning, Assessment, and Program Improvement
Web page of links to the program materials from a presentation by James O. Carey, Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Information, University of South Florida, at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The program was sponsored by the ALA Committee on Accreditation and focused on the use of student learning outcomes and outcomes assessment in the accreditation process. Also included are links to selected outcomes assessment resources.

Student Learning Outcome Assessment: A Program’s Perspective (ppt)
From a presentation by Ling Hwey Jeng, Director, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman's University, given on June 27, 2011, at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.

"Teaching Through Portfolios" (pdf)
Links to a NEA Higher Education Advocate article by Wayne Jacobson and Jean Florman that discusses learning portfolios and what they can add to what you are already teaching your students. The main article appears on page five of the newsletter. .

See Resources for LIS Program Administrators for additional information.