Saturday, January 30, 2016

Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice Meeting

There is an online event on 18 February 2016, at 2-3pm US CST, which is 8-9pm UK time, Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice Meeting. It is hosted by the ACRL Distance Learning Section Discussion Group. "We will host speakers Jenna Kammer, Instructional Designer at the University of Missouri and Navadeep Khanal, E-Learning Librarian at the University of Missouri. They will share how to assess meeting student learning outcomes using assessment plans geared toward the macro level of reviewing institutional data, to the micro level of collecting and analyzing in-course assessment methods and student performance in online courses. Our third speaker, Natalie Bennet, Online Services Librarian at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, will share how she uses discussion boards to gauge student learning and will demonstrate the use of discussion boards to gain vital qualitative assessment." Join at
"Attendees will need a USB headset (and an Internet connection) to utilize the VoIP feature. We recommend that all attendees have headsets with microphones available. Prior to accessing the meeting, you will need to have the most up-to-date version of Java downloaded. If attendees have any difficulties accessing the meeting, they can call WebEx’s tech support number at 877-469-3239. There is a "How do I join a meeting" demo at
Photo by Sheila Webber: snowdrops, January 2016

1 comment:

Anne-K. Mayer said...

Hello Sheila,

many thanks for drawing attention to the work of our research group at the ZPID - Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information in Trier/Germany.

Those who are interested in our projects on information literacy and (health) information behaviors may find more information on our institution's website:

Best regards,
Anne-K. Mayer