NELINET Session - December 13, 2005

The I-SKILLS Résumé:
Prompting reflection and self assessment

Margy MacMillan

Instructional Librarian, Mount Royal University



Information Retrieval and Evaluation Skills at Mount Royal

Mount Royal Library has an active, course-integrated instruction program. We believe students should learn how to identify, locate, retrieve, evaluate and use information.

Assessment of Information Retrieval and Evaluation Skills




Developing the I-SKILLS Résumé Tool


What I was curious about:


What might be useful to students:


What might be useful in assessing the program:



How is the tool being used?

PR student groups fill out a group information skills résumé before meeting with me.

Senior chemistry students used it in advance of a library class so I could focus on what they didn't know.

Longitudinal research project with Journalism students - students update résumés each year.


Is it working?




How else could it be used?






NELINET Professional Development Workshop Handout

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