Assessing-the-reliability-and-validity-of-locally-developed-information-literacy-test-items

Assessing-the-reliability-and-validity-of-locally-developed-information-literacy-test-items

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Reference Services Review Assessing the reliability and validity of locally developed information literacy test items Yvonne Mery Jill Newby Ke Peng Article information: To cite this document: Yvonne Mery Jill Newby Ke Peng, (2011),"Assessing the reliability and validity of locally developed information literacy test items", Reference Services Review, Vol. 39 Iss 1 pp. 98 - 122 Permanent link to this document: Downloaded on: 30 March 2016, At: 10:42 (PT) References: this document contains references to 28 other documents. To copy this document: [email protected] The fulltext of this document has been downloaded 2043 times since 2011* Users who downloaded this article also downloaded: (2003),"Validity and reliability tests in case study research: a literature review with “hands-on” applications for each research phase", Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, Vol. 6 Iss 2 pp. 75-86 (2005),"A longitudinal study of the development and evaluation of an information literacy test", Reference Services Review, Vol. 33 Iss 4 pp. 388-417 (2011),"Formative assessment: transforming information literacy instruction", Reference Services Review, Vol. 39 Iss 1 pp. 24-41 Access to this document was granted through an Emerald subscription provided by emerald-srm:499410 [] For Authors If you would like to write for this, or any other Emerald publication, then please use our Emerald for Authors service information about how to choose which publication to write for and submission guidelines are available for all. Please visit for more information. About Emerald Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,350 books and book series volumes, as well as providing an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services. Emerald is both COUNTER 4 and TRANSFER compliant. The organization is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and also works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation. *Related content and download information correct at time of download. Downloaded by Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman At 10:42 30 March 2016 (PT)
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Assessing the reliability and validity of locally developed information literacy test items Yvonne Mery and Jill Newby Main Library, University of Arizona Libraries, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, and Ke Peng University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA Abstract Purpose – With a call for increased accountability for student learning across higher education, it is becoming more important for academic libraries to show their value to the greater university community with the use of quantitative data. This paper seeks to describe the development of an information literacy test at the University of Arizona to measure student learning in an online credit course. In order to measure the impact of an online course, a test that was statistically valid, and
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