The Claremont Colleges Assessment In Action Team consists of:
While it has long been suspected that the one-shot is not as effective as more intensive collaborations on students’ Information Literacy skills in the long-term, this project provides evidence that this is the case.
In short, the more collaborative and scaffolded the instruction, the more effective library instruction appears to be. Based on these results, we recommend librarians (and faculty) continue (or increase) their efforts to design assignments and work in collaboration as well as strategically involve librarians in the classroom.
“What impact (if any) does librarian intervention in first-year courses have on IL performance in student work?”