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Cuyamaca Library: Mission & Program Review


PLO 3: The student will demonstrate skills of evaluating a source and determining its reliability, validity, authority and point of view. 

How does this PLO 3 support Library Goal 1? 
     Library Goal 1:  Information Literacy Program. Provide innovative library instruction to strengthen student information literacy skills. Accomplishment of this goal will result in information literate students who can determine the extent of information needed, access information effectively, critically evaluate information sources.

What are the expected outcomes?
 Students will demonstrate this PLO 3 skill in programs developed and delivered by faculty librarians. The information literacy skills, for example, include abilities such as evaluating the content differences in magazine and scholarly journal articles. Students will demonstrate their ability to evaluate a source, with at least 75% accuracy.

What MoA will be used to assess this PLO?
‚Äč      Students will demonstrate this information literacy skill in programs developed by instruction librarians and reference desk librarians.

MoA will vary depending on the following delivery methods of library instruction:
1. Library instruction survey or pre/post test or worksheet will be given to all students who attend library instruction sessions. 
2. Reference Instruction survey after a reference desk interview with librarian.

How will you assess how well this goal was achieved (performance indicators)?
1. Library instruction: Students in targeted courses who attend library instruction sessions will demonstrate ability to demonstrate skills of selecting relevant sources.
2. Reference Instruction. Students will demonstrate the ability to select relevant sources after a librarian-led reference desk interview..

You may view PLO results in  Tracdat  


This is an assessment of PLO 1 reported in the Annual Update 2019-2020. Annual Update to be submitted on Feb 10,  2020.

This is an assessment of PLO 1 reported in the Annual Update 2018 -2019. Annual Update submitted on Feb 10, 2019

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