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Assessment in Action: Critical Thinking & Information Literacy: Supporting Documentation

This guide is a companion to Assessment in Action (AiA) poster presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference 2015.

Arkansas Tech

University Mission Statement

Arkansas Tech University, a state-supported institution of higher education, is dedicated to nurturing scholastic development, integrity, and professionalism. The University offers a wide range of traditional and innovative programs which provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community of learners

Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness

General Education Program Goals

Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center

Library Mission
Our mission is to provide excellent support for learning, research, and discovery among the Arkansas Tech University community with special attention to the following:
- a comfortable, safe, and welcoming environment with a reliable technical infrastructure to encourage all types of intellectual inquiry;
- well-organized and maintained resource collections in a variety of formats and of such breadth and depth as to meet the needs of all degree programs offered at the University;
- a well-prepared and service-oriented staff, including credentialed information professionals, engaged in collaborative learning and instruction with students and faculty;
- an array of services designed to leverage resources and staff expertise to benefit all educational endeavors;
- up-to-date technology to enable all levels of research, communications, and information retrieval;
- a program of continuous assessment and improvement that is data-driven and based on measurable, mission-based objectives.