Deanship of Academic Affairs
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus


To coordinate and institutionalize student learning assessment efforts through the integration and implementation of the Evaluation of the Student Learning Plan of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

To provide support services to coordinators of the assessment program about the selection of suitable quantitative and qualitative instruments and the disclosure of assessment results within the campus.

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miércoles, 16 de febrero de 2011

Information Literacy Workshops

As part of the efforts made to make progress in the process of integration and assessment of information skills to the curriculum (Circular Letter 05 of the Dean of Academic Affairs, 2008-2009), the Office of Assessment of Student Learning (OEAE) wishes to invite you to the following workshops organized jointly with the Library Systems and the Center for Academic Excellence:

1. Friday, February 18: How to integrate information literacy to the curriculum?
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “What are information literacy skills and how to teach them?”
    Speaker: Dr. Ketty Rodríguez (Library Systems)

  • 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. “Information Literacy: strategies for its efficient integration into the syllabus”
    Speakers: Dr. Snejanka Penkova, Prof. Aurea Maisonet (Library Systems)

  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. “ Practical examples of the integration of information literacy to the curriculum”
    Speakers: Dr. Carmen Campos, Dr. Wilma Colón (Faculty of General Studies)

  • 2.Friday, February 25th: Assessment of information literacy skills
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Evaluating the development and the learning process of information literacy skills in the students: From theory to practice”
    Speakers: Prof. Marisol Gutiérrez (Library Systems), Dr. Sandra Macksoud (College of Education)

  • 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. “Assessment of the programs of Information Literacy”
    Speaker: Dra. Snejanka Penkova (Library Systems)

  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Dr. Sandra Macksoud (College of Education)

  • Additional information about the workshops:

  • The professors that attend the workshops must take with them at least a syllabus that pertains to one of the assignments they give, so that they can work with it in the workshops.

  • A snack will be served during the event. Lunch will be the responsibility of the participants.

  • There will be a break from 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and from 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Lunch break will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m

    Both workshops will take place in the 'multipurpose room' of the Business Administration Library.

  • To confirm your attendance to these workshops, please send an email to the Center for Academic Excellence (, or call the following extension numbers 2963 ó 2964, and provide the staff with the following information:

  • Name
  • Faculty, Department or office that you are part of
  • Telephone number or extensión number
  • Email
  • Position (professor, librarian, student, assessment coordinator, information literacy, or other)

  • We hope to greet you personally in these workshops.

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