Snapshots of reality : a practical guide to formative assessment in library instruction / by Mary Snyder Broussard, Rachel Hickoff-Cresko, and Jessica Urick Oberlin.

Snapshots of Reality is a practical book for instructional librarians. The chapters in this volume assume that classroom-based assessment does not have to take away from invaluable instruction time, nor does it have to be some overwhelmingly complicated task. Formative assessments are "bite-siz...

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Main Author: Broussard, Mary Snyder.
Other Authors: Hickoff-Cresko, Rachel., Oberlin, Jessica Urick.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Illinois : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Understanding formative assessment : Introduction to formative assessment ; Are academic librarians doing formative assessment? ; Embedding formative assessment into library instruction: The advantages and challenges ahead
  • pt. II. Using formative assessment in the academic library classroom : Introduction to part II: Guided implementation, from theory to practice ; Formative assessment snapshot techniques for before instruction ; Formative assessment snapshot techniques for during instruction ; Formative assessment snapshot techniques for after instruction
  • pt. III. Digging deeper into formative assessment : The relationship between formative assessment for student learning and for teaching improvement ; Technology and formative assessment in student learning ; Formative assessment in school libraries and media centers ; Working towards a culture of assessment
  • Appendix: Formative assessment guided implementation template.