Kirkpatrick Levels 3 & 4: They know it, but are they doing it?

by Dominique Turnbow

We’re at the end of this series about using the Kirkpatrick Model. In previous weeks, I’ve written about the value of Level 1 evaluation, Level 2 assessment and provided an example of how I incorporate into my workshops here and here. This week, I want to turn our focus to the last two levels that examine behavior and results.

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Level 2 assessment in the one-shot instruction session

by Dominique Turnbow

Since many librarians do one-shot instruction, I thought it might be useful to focus on Level 2 assessment techniques that you can use in this unique environment. Due to the limited amount of time I have with students in a one-shot session, I try to include activities that provide an opportunity for formative assessment, rather than focus on summative assessment.

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Kirkpatrick Model Level 2: What have your students learned?

by Dominique Turnbow

In this series about using the Kirkpatrick Model, I’ve already talked about the value of Level 1 evaluation and provided an example of how I incorporate into my workshops. This week, I want to turn our focus to Level 2: Learning. This is the most familiar level and the one that comes to mind when we think about assessment.

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Kirkpatrick Model Level 1: Does your instruction get two thumbs up?

by Dominique Turnbow

In this post, we’ll explore Level 1 of the Kirkpatrick Model. In the previous post, I introduced the model and pyramid I’ll be referring to throughout this series. While this model was not developed specifically for information literacy instruction, it is applicable to the work that we do as instruction librarians.

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Meet the Kirkpatrick Model

by Dominique Turnbow

This is the first in a series of posts that will explore assessment and evaluation using the Kirkpatrick Model. Each post will offer a new challenge or insight to help you become acquainted with and use the model to inform the design of your information literacy workshops. Throughout this process, we’ll encourage you to share your ideas through the comments on the blog. The series will culminate with a Lunch N’ Learn (date TBD) where will have a guided discussion about the model and its applicability to information literacy instruction.

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