Self Assessments



Please note that the technology self assessment completed for SL&IT 5500 is currently not available.

Dispositions Self-Assessment for

Final (Seminar) survey submitted 3/15/2011

Rating Scale:


  1. needs additional development or experience
  2. satisfactory
  3. strong
  4. outstanding
Note: Evidence provided for final assessment only




Question 1:

I show commitment to ethical conduct: fairness, honesty, responsibility, compassion, collaboration, and collegiality.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
I have always been an extremely motivated and self-directed learner. My experiences at Mansfield University in the SL&IT program have enhanced my efforts as well as instilled a true commitment to life-long learning and collegiality.


Question 2:

I systematically and regularly reflect on my practice with an aim toward continuous improvement and lifelong learning.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
My coursework at Mansfield University has enhanced my efforts and willingness to reflect upon my professional practices and learning experiences. I have made a commitment to continuously add to and reflect upon my professional online portfolio.


Question 3:

Understanding that every person can learn in diverse ways, I facilitate learning for all students.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
In my current position as a reading specialist, I facilitate learning opportunities for various diverse student needs. As a future library media specialist, I know that I will continue to do the same on a large scale, school-wide basis.


Question 4:

I have the ability and knowledge to create a safe, well managed, engaging and inclusive library environment that supports individual differences and interests.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
Throughout all of my coursework in the SL&IT program, I have had the opportunity to explore and utilize many exciting tools and resources that promote a wide variety of teaching and learning strategies for the 21st Century learner. I am able to utilize these tools and resources to create a safe and engaging learning environment for all learners.


Question 5:

I am able to define information literacy skills, to design collaborative lessons to teach these skills, and to integrate these skills into the various curriculum areas.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
I have created various unit and lesson plans that highlight collaborative teaching opportunities within the content areas. All of these lessons and units enhance both content area learning and information literacy skills by creating authentic learning opportunities for students.


Question 6:

I am familiar with multiple print and electronic resources that students can use for individual, group, or class projects
Rating = 4
Evidence:
I have had the opportunity to explore numerous print and digital resources that are both subscription and non-subscription resources. I have created handouts, presentations and guide sheets for many of these and plan to utilize them to assist both student and faculty learning.


Question 7:

I advocate reading and literature while satisfying the individual reading interests of each student.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
As a reading specialist I regularly advocate for reading. My coursework in the SL&IT program has greatly enhanced my knowledge of selection tools and awareness of resources that will help me locate a wide variety of reading and literature resources and materials for all readers. I am also using a wide variety of promotion strategies to reach all readers and meet their diverse needs and interests.


Question 8:

I am a self-motivated and self-disciplined learner who completes tasks as assigned and goes above and beyond what is required.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
I continue to be a very motivated and self-directed learner. I strive to be the best that I can and achieve the highest level of success. My personal motivation and interest in life-long learning serves as an inspiration to my family, friends,colleagues and students.


Question 9:

I have a thorough understanding of the various roles that a SLMS must assume in a school library.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
In my SL&IT coursework, I have had the opportunity to explore all of the many and varied roles that the SLMS plays in the school library. I feel that I am an excellent example of all roles: teacher, instructional partner, leader, program administrator and information specialist. I will continue to grow and develop in all of these areas.


Question 10:

I have a respect for teaching as a professional endeavor and I realize the importance of professional appearance, dress, and demeanor.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
I have always understood and valued the roles of educational professionals. By participating in SL&IT coursework, especially 5530 - Advocacy in the School Library Program, I have learned a great deal about the various stakeholders for the school library program and how to most effectively have an impact on their view of the school library program.


Question 11:

I am a good communicator and collaborator. I understand the importance of involving students, faculty, administrators, and community members in the learning environment.
Rating = 4
Evidence:
Again, as with numerous SL&IT courses, I have learned the value and impact that the school library program and the school librarian have on the educational community. I am knowledgeable of how to most effectively impact stakeholders and their perceptions of the school library program and its value to the school and community.

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Dispositions Self-Assessment for =
Initial (Intro Course) survey submitted 10/10/2009
(soon to be updated)



  1. needs additional development or experience
  2. satisfactory
  3. strong
  4. outstanding
Note: Evidence provided for final assessment only




Question 1:

I show commitment to ethical conduct: fairness, honesty, responsibility, compassion, collaboration, and collegiality.
Rating = 4


Question 2:

I systematically and regularly reflect on my practice with an aim toward continuous improvement and lifelong learning.
Rating = 4


Question 3:

Understanding that every person can learn in diverse ways, I facilitate learning for all students.
Rating = 4


Question 4:

I have the ability and knowledge to create a safe, well managed, engaging and inclusive library environment that supports individual differences and interests.
Rating = 4


Question 5:

I am able to define information literacy skills, to design collaborative lessons to teach these skills, and to integrate these skills into the various curriculum areas.
Rating = 3


Question 6:

I am familiar with multiple print and electronic resources that students can use for individual, group, or class projects
Rating = 2


Question 7:

I advocate reading and literature while satisfying the individual reading interests of each student.
Rating = 4


Question 8:

I am a self-motivated and self-disciplined learner who completes tasks as assigned and goes above and beyond what is required.
Rating = 4


Question 9:

I have a thorough understanding of the various roles that a SLMS must assume in a school library.
Rating = 2


Question 10:

I have a respect for teaching as a professional endeavor and I realize the importance of professional appearance, dress, and demeanor.
Rating = 4


Question 11:

I am a good communicator and collaborator. I understand the importance of involving students, faculty, administrators, and community members in the learning environment.
Rating = 3