Date of Award
Specialist in Education
Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Dr. James Rice
Dr. Gordon Eriksen
Dr. Hardy Carroll
Masters Thesis-Open Access
The quasi-experimental study was undertaken to evaluate the usefulness of the library skills workbook for beginning students at Hillsdale College. The pretest was administered to five sections of a freshman English course. Five other sections, which analysis of SAT, ACT, and first semester GPA figures indicated were similar to the pretest group, constituted experimental and control groups. The experimental group completed the workbook and a research project. The minimally and moderately instructed groups received instruction and completed a library based project. The posttest indicated significant differences between the groups, probably due to the workbook experience. Recommendations are made for further refinements in the workbook and the test instrument.
Alleman, "An Evaluation of a Library Skills Workbook for Beginning College Students" (1983). Master's Theses. 1569.