The purpose of this paper is to report on the results of a study that assessed whether students learned information literacy concepts after taking the interactive online Tutorial for Information Power (TIP).
The methodology and design involved a pre‐ and post‐test assessment of students who completed an online tutorial.
Students who spent more time working through the tutorial had a statistically significant increase from their post‐test to their pre‐test scores.
Statistically significant results reported from this study are of interest to the educational community involved with the teaching and assessment of information literacy.
This study offers a successful model for evaluating student learning from an online tutorial.
This study is one of the few in the literature addressing the assessment of information literacy and online tutorials.
Tronstad, B., Phillips, L., Garcia, J. and Harlow, M.A. (2009), "Assessing the TIP online information literacy tutorial", Reference Services Review, Vol. 37 No. 1, pp. 54-64. https://doi.org/10.1108/00907320910934995
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