Assessment and Measurement of Education Programs of Information Literacy

Assessment and Measurement of Education Programs of Information Literacy

Marzieh Siamak (Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Iran), Shida Fathi (Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Iran) and Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam (Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Iran)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2119-8.ch007
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Abstract

In this chapter, types of assessment and measurement of education programs of information literacy is introduced. For this, in first, is explained briefly a few concepts of estimation such as measurement, test, assessment, examination, evaluation, etc. and the boundary between assessment and evaluation. Then it is mentioned to necessity of tackling the assessment of students' information literacy and the steps of compilation of a design for the assessment of students' learning (with emphasis on instrumentation for information literacy assessment). Types of information literacy assessment and too information literacy assessment methods are presented. After that, the main forms of information literacy assessment which are mostly used will be discussed and their advantages and disadvantages are briefly mentioned. Finally, information literacy assessment pyramid is presented.
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The Boundary Between Assessment And Evaluation

Before marking boundary between assessment and evaluation, it seems, we need to explain briefly a few concepts of estimation:

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