College & Career
Readiness
Information Literacy Skills Needed
By College Bound Students

IL
I would be interested in one of the following offered
by a teacher librarian and an academic librarian
Mini-conference
Wor...
THE FOCUS
Research Skills
College Preparedness
Collaboration

IL
THE OUTCOMES
 Develop pathways for building
academic and teacher librarian
collaborations and outreach projects
 Underst...
THE END GOAL:
ensure student success in
the freshman year of
college and beyond

IL
Data
What do national and local assessments
tell us about student IL skills?

IL
THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL
 Project Information Literacy
•

•

The average college library had 19x as many
online library dat...
THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL
 Project Information Literacy
•

•

Most freshmen said their research
competencies from high schoo...
THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL
 2006 ICT Literacy Assessment:
•
•

•

44% identified a research statement that
captured the deman...
THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL
 2006 ICT Literacy Assessment:
•

•

12% used points directly related to their
persuasive argument...
THE NUMBERS | LOCAL
 Wartburg College 2009 IL Assessment:
•
•

•

46% recognized that a personal web page is
not an appro...
THE NUMBERS | LOCAL
 Wartburg College 2009 IL Assessment:
•
•

29% understood the Boolean terms
AND, OR, and NOT
30% of s...
THE NUMBERS | LOCAL
 U of Dubuque TRAILS Test:
•
•

Average score percentages were between
61%-69%
Lower scores were foun...
WEIGH IN:
Given that we have all been teaching
students these skills, how can we work
together to bridge the gap and
impro...
Sample
Assignments
What is required of first-year
college students?

IL
FOR DISCUSSION
 Similar expectations
 Different expectations
 Known issues that would prevent a
student from being succ...
WEIGH IN:
What are some of the key
skills/themes within these
assignments?

IL
Collaboration
What does a successful
partnership look like?

IL
I would be interested in working with an
academic librarian in the following ways:
Inquiry lessons

Research skills
Citati...
EXAMPLE
 Grand View U + Des Moines Area HS
•
•
•

Help senior AP students prepare for college
Grand View librarians prepa...
EXAMPLE
 Briar Cliff U + Sioux City HS
•

Video of Sioux City high school student talking about his experience working
wi...
ACTIVITIES
 AP class research day

 Collaborative English research paper
 Research scavenger hunt
 Future career resea...
THE END GOAL:
ensure student success in
the freshman year of
college and beyond

IL
Questions
How can we help you?

IL
CONTACT
Julie Arensdorf
Instruction Services Librarian
Loras College

julie.arensdorf@loras.edu
563.588.7917

Thank you fo...
REFERENCES
Educational Testing Service. (2006). 2006 ICT Literacy
Assessment Preliminary Findings.
Head, A. J. (December 4...
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A presentation delivered by Julie Arensdorf, Instruction Services Librarian at Loras College, during a Keystone Area Education Agency (AEA) Teacher Librarian Update in Elkader, Iowa on March 4, 2014, on behalf of the Iowa ACRL/K-12 Higher Education Committee.

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  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
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  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • Most were unable to adapt material for a new audience
  • 93 wanted workshop at AEA
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  • College & Career Readiness: Information Literacy Skills Needed By College Bound Students

    1. 1. College & Career Readiness Information Literacy Skills Needed By College Bound Students IL
    2. 2. I would be interested in one of the following offered by a teacher librarian and an academic librarian Mini-conference Workshop offered at my local AEA Webinar Online tutorial Other K-16 School Librarian Survey 135 RESPONDENTS IL
    3. 3. THE FOCUS Research Skills College Preparedness Collaboration IL
    4. 4. THE OUTCOMES  Develop pathways for building academic and teacher librarian collaborations and outreach projects  Understand the information literacy skills expected of students at the college level IL
    5. 5. THE END GOAL: ensure student success in the freshman year of college and beyond IL
    6. 6. Data What do national and local assessments tell us about student IL skills? IL
    7. 7. THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL  Project Information Literacy • • The average college library had 19x as many online library databases and 9x as many books as the average high school library 74% of students said they struggled with selecting keywords and formulating efficient search queries, and 57% found it difficult to sort through irrelevant results from online searches IL
    8. 8. THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL  Project Information Literacy • • Most freshmen said their research competencies from high school were inadequate for college work Freshmen had written so few high school research papers that they had a very limited understanding of what the research process entails and how libraries could help IL
    9. 9. THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL  2006 ICT Literacy Assessment: • • • 44% identified a research statement that captured the demands of the assignment 40% entered multiple search terms to correctly narrow a web search 35% were able to correctly narrow a broad search IL
    10. 10. THE NUMBERS | NATIONAL  2006 ICT Literacy Assessment: • • 12% used points directly related to their persuasive argument in a visual presentation >50% did not understand how to take large amounts of information and sort it for clarification purposes IL
    11. 11. THE NUMBERS | LOCAL  Wartburg College 2009 IL Assessment: • • • 46% recognized that a personal web page is not an appropriate scholarly source. 49% identified the parts of a bibliographic citation. 37% did not recognize that writers include citations when paraphrasing. IL
    12. 12. THE NUMBERS | LOCAL  Wartburg College 2009 IL Assessment: • • 29% understood the Boolean terms AND, OR, and NOT 30% of students reported that they had written 3 or fewer papers in high school that required citations IL
    13. 13. THE NUMBERS | LOCAL  U of Dubuque TRAILS Test: • • Average score percentages were between 61%-69% Lower scores were found in the areas of copyright, quoting, paraphrasing, and bias IL
    14. 14. WEIGH IN: Given that we have all been teaching students these skills, how can we work together to bridge the gap and improve the data? What have you been doing? What have others been doing? IL
    15. 15. Sample Assignments What is required of first-year college students? IL
    16. 16. FOR DISCUSSION  Similar expectations  Different expectations  Known issues that would prevent a student from being successful IL
    17. 17. WEIGH IN: What are some of the key skills/themes within these assignments? IL
    18. 18. Collaboration What does a successful partnership look like? IL
    19. 19. I would be interested in working with an academic librarian in the following ways: Inquiry lessons Research skills Citations Databases College preparedness Lesson plans for instruction Other K-16 School Librarian Survey 135 RESPONDENTS IL
    20. 20. EXAMPLE  Grand View U + Des Moines Area HS • • • Help senior AP students prepare for college Grand View librarians prepared presentation, activities, handouts Used college-level assignments How would I find sources for this? What parts don’t I understand? IL
    21. 21. EXAMPLE  Briar Cliff U + Sioux City HS • Video of Sioux City high school student talking about his experience working with Briar Cliff staff  Loras College + Western Dubuque HS  Others?? IL
    22. 22. ACTIVITIES  AP class research day  Collaborative English research paper  Research scavenger hunt  Future career research project IL
    23. 23. THE END GOAL: ensure student success in the freshman year of college and beyond IL
    24. 24. Questions How can we help you? IL
    25. 25. CONTACT Julie Arensdorf Instruction Services Librarian Loras College julie.arensdorf@loras.edu 563.588.7917 Thank you for sharing your time with me! IL
    26. 26. REFERENCES Educational Testing Service. (2006). 2006 ICT Literacy Assessment Preliminary Findings. Head, A. J. (December 4, 2013). Learning the ropes: How freshmen conduct course research once they enter college. Project Information Literacy Research Report. University of Washington Information School. IL
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