The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians and their educational partners to discover, share, collect and use ongoing work related to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in practice and professional development. The Sandbox is a dynamic resource whose content is created by contributors engaged in the Framework.
Several tests, such as information literacy, quantitative reasoning, and scientific reasoning, are available for purchase from Madison Assesment, Boulder, Colorado (www.madisonassessment.com). Students are also given the Student Opinion Scale (SOS) test-taking motivation instrument.
The primer uses colorful graphics and flowcharts to explain assessment components, the learning cycle, goals, objectives, outcomes, and learning taxonomies to illustrate points being made in the text. Step-by-step instructions on writing instructional objectives, curriculum mapping, how to plan for assessment, and an extensive bibliography of references.