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Presented by LouAnn Blocker & Rod BustosOctober 5, 2012
   Academics    ◦ More than 50 programs of study leading to      associate, bachelor, master, and specialist      degrees...
EnrollmentFull Time Enrollment, Undergraduate             1,081Full Time Enrollment, Masters                   77Part Time...
   Working on improving writing and research    skills of their students   Upper division theory of management course   ...
   LouAnn met Dr. Slade at new faculty    breakfast (2010) and this led to discussions    and ideas for collaboration.  ...
   Fall 2011: Rod began working with graduate    students in MGMT6510 (Managerial    Leadership) and BUSA6950 (Healthcare...
   Summer 2011: Blocker, Bustos & Slade    collaborated on developing an information    literacy pre and post test   Con...
   Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012 –    administered pre and post tests   Continued instruction and opportunities fo...
   3   demographics questions   5   questions on using library resources   3   internet use questions   4   citation/p...
   Comfort levels rose.   Number of students who have never used the    library for assignments fell to zero.   Number ...
   Students already familiar with style manuals   Little change in fair use/citing requirements   Library print resourc...
   LouAnn (undergraduate)             Finding   Citation Topic   Scholarly Totals             Resources Help     Help    ...
   Keep your eyes and ears open for    collaboration opportunities   Designing assessment activities is not    difficult...
   Undergraduate LibGuides    ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/mgmt3500    ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/mgmt3540   Graduate LibGuides ...
   Cooney, Martha. “Business Information    Literacy Instruction: a survey and progress    report.” Journal of Business a...
   Detlor, Brian et al. “Learning outcomes of    information literacy instruction at business    schools.” Journal of the...
   LouAnn Blocker (lblocke1@aug.edu)   Rod Bustos (rbustos2@aug.edu)
Partnering with Business Faculty for Information Literacy Instruction
Partnering with Business Faculty for Information Literacy Instruction
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Partnering with Business Faculty for Information Literacy Instruction

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Find out how a program of targeted instruction and research consultation-- with pre- and post-tests for comparison-- improved business students' information literacy skills. Presented at GaCOMO12 by LouAnn Blocker and Rod Bustos.

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Partnering with Business Faculty for Information Literacy Instruction

  1. 1. Presented by LouAnn Blocker & Rod BustosOctober 5, 2012
  2. 2.  Academics ◦ More than 50 programs of study leading to associate, bachelor, master, and specialist degrees, as well as a paralegal certificate and cooperative doctorate. Faculty and Staff ◦ Over 200 full-time faculty, ◦ Full-time staff, approximately 300. Total enrollment: Approximately 6,900 students
  3. 3. EnrollmentFull Time Enrollment, Undergraduate 1,081Full Time Enrollment, Masters 77Part Time Enrollment, Undergraduate 549Part Time Enrollment, Masters 119Field/Discipline Full-Time Part-Time Evenings and weekendsAccounting X X XCIS / MIS X X XFinance – incl X X XbankingManagement X X XMarketing X X X
  4. 4.  Working on improving writing and research skills of their students Upper division theory of management course added a term paper to requirements
  5. 5.  LouAnn met Dr. Slade at new faculty breakfast (2010) and this led to discussions and ideas for collaboration. Spring 2011: 2 instruction sessions for Dr. Slade’s MGMT 3500 section – one for group article assignment and one for term paper, plus consultation opportunities Fall 2011: Course LibGuide launched
  6. 6.  Fall 2011: Rod began working with graduate students in MGMT6510 (Managerial Leadership) and BUSA6950 (Healthcare Policy and Ethics) Fall 2011: Launched LibGuides for both classes Fall 2011: Instruction session for BUSA6950; research assistance by appt for MGMT6510 Spring 2012: added MGMT 3540 to instruction and testing
  7. 7.  Summer 2011: Blocker, Bustos & Slade collaborated on developing an information literacy pre and post test Conducted literature review of business information literacy assessment projects Adapted a test developed by Cooney and Hiris and obtained permission to use their work
  8. 8.  Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012 – administered pre and post tests Continued instruction and opportunities for consultations.
  9. 9.  3 demographics questions 5 questions on using library resources 3 internet use questions 4 citation/plagiarism questions 2 general information skills questions
  10. 10.  Comfort levels rose. Number of students who have never used the library for assignments fell to zero. Number who used library databases for assignments doubled. Number asking for help in-person or by email from the Reference department rose by 1/3. Number who used library databases from home rose by 1/3.
  11. 11.  Students already familiar with style manuals Little change in fair use/citing requirements Library print resource use Use of the internet to find resources Asking for help from library staff to choose a database
  12. 12.  LouAnn (undergraduate) Finding Citation Topic Scholarly Totals Resources Help Help vs Popular In- 8 4 4 0 16 Person Email 54 3 14 3 74 Rod (graduate) Finding Citation Topic Scholarly Totals Resources Help Help vs Popular In- 7 0 8 0 15 Person Email 14 1 5 0 20
  13. 13.  Keep your eyes and ears open for collaboration opportunities Designing assessment activities is not difficult Enlist help from others to tabulate and analyze data What you do makes a difference!
  14. 14.  Undergraduate LibGuides ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/mgmt3500 ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/mgmt3540 Graduate LibGuides ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/mgmt6510 ◦ http://guides.aug.edu/busa6950
  15. 15.  Cooney, Martha. “Business Information Literacy Instruction: a survey and progress report.” Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship 11(1) 2005: 3-25. Cooney, Martha and Lorene Hiris. “Integrating information literacy and its assessment into a graduate business course: a collaborative framework.” Research Strategies 19 (2008):213-232.
  16. 16.  Detlor, Brian et al. “Learning outcomes of information literacy instruction at business schools.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology March 2011: 572-585. O’Connor, Lisa G. et al. “Assessing Information Literacy skills: developing a standardized instrument for institutional and longitudinal measurement.” ACRL Tenth National Conference, March 15-18, 2001.
  17. 17.  LouAnn Blocker (lblocke1@aug.edu) Rod Bustos (rbustos2@aug.edu)

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