SMART Planning Objective 2012 - 2013

Division/Planning unit: Academic Affairs
Department/Program: Library
Responsible Person: Myra Sterrett

SMART Objective Name: eReader Pilot

Focus: Continuous Improvement

Overview: This pilot will evaluate the feasibility of loaning eReaders to users.

Santa Fe Mission Statement:

In keeping with our values and goals, Santa Fe College, a comprehensive public institution of higher education serving North Central Florida and beyond, adds value to the lives of our students and enriches our community through excellence in teaching and learning, innovative educational programs and student services, and community leadership and service.

Which of the college's values does this SMART Objective reflect most directly?

Academic excellence, academic freedom, and intellectual pursuit

  • Open Access
  • Lifelong learning
  • Assessment, accountability, and improvement

Which of the college's goals does this SMART Objective support most strongly?

  • Delivery Alternatives - Assess student needs and outcomes as well as create innovative and flexible learning opportunities.

SMART OBJECTIVE

Program Review Document (submitted March 2014)

Learning Outcome and/or Administrative Outcomes Assessment Measure(s) Associated with Outcome Target(s) Associated with Outcome
Administrative outcome of evaluation of different eReaders on the market. The library is providing an eReader loaded with titles to students, faculty and staff. We will obtain feedback from users about their experience using it and from library staff about the mobile device and workflow.

eReader comparison chart

Library staff satisfaction feedback

Staff consensus about which eReader to loan.

Functionality and ease of use of eReader demonstrated with 80% or better satisfaction rate.

Operational efficiency – to purchase, load, access materials demonstrated with 80% or better satisfaction rate.

Administrative outcome of evaluation of a new service to determine use and satisfaction.

Circulation transactions

Student satisfaction feedback

Student interest in using eReaders demonstrated with 80% or better circulation rate.

Functionality and ease of use of eReader demonstrated with 80% or better satisfaction rate.