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Crossing the Threshold : Learning Outcomes

This guide supports the workshop Crossing the Threshold with Threshold Concepts, versions of which were presented at the 2015 ACRL Conference, 2015 European Conference on Information Literacy, and 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes are an important building blocks for good instruction. This list of resources is available for you to refer to as you write your learning outcome(s).

Battersby, M. (1999). So, what's a learning outcome anyway? ERIC Document 430611 http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED430611.pdf

Bloom, B. S. (1984). Taxonomy of educational objectives: The classification of educational goals.  Book I: Cognitive Domain. New York: Longman.

Bloom, B. S., Krathwohl, D. R., & Masia, B. B. (1984). Taxonomy of educational objectives: The classification of educational goals. Book II: Affective domain.  New York: Longman.

Cahoy, E.S., & Schroeder, R. (2012). Embedding affective learning outcomes in library instruction. Communications in Information Literacy,  6(1), 73-90.

Wiggins, G. P., & McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Zald, A., & Gilchrist, D. (2008). Instruction & program design through assessment. In C. N. Cox & E. Lindsay (Eds.), Information literacy instruction handbook (pp. 164-192). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

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