Embedding Information Skills tutorials into your own courses is an effective way to support and improve the information literacy of your students, as required by the Sheffield Graduate.
Embedding tutorials and information literacy assessments into MOLE
All courses should have access to the full Information Skills Resource via the Study Resources section in the left hand menu. (if it is not visible in your course, you can add it via the Study Resources section). However, learning is best cultivated when materials are embedded as part of a course.
- Embedding tutorials into your MOLE courses: instruction video [02:40]
- Embedding tutorials into your MOLE courses is very straightforward. Follow this short video instruction to successfully embed Information Skills Resource tutorials into MOLE with a stable link via the Content Collection.
- Embedding an information literacy test into your MOLE course: instruction video [03:29]
- If you wish to assess the information literacy of your students, we suggest you include an assessment exercise in the form of a test. We have made available in MOLE a library information literacy test, and a plagiarism test. To embed an information literacy test into your MOLE course, follow this short instruction video. If you would like any assistance or advice, please contact Jenny Pacheco (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the Library's Learning and Research Services: Learning Technology Team
- Embedding information literacy
- Information literacy training is most effective when embedded within the curriculum, at more than one point during a degree course. Research has shown that scaffolded information literacy support increases studentsí confidence and satisfaction. The library has a package of support to help.