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Moodle Library Course

Moodle Library Course


The library has a Moodle course in addition to all of our other digital resources. This course is located under “Student Resources” on the main Moodle landing page as Library Orientation & Mini-Lessons.

To register for this course, please use the following case-sensitive enrollment key: LibraryOrientation

Library Orientation

This course includes a comprehensive Library Orientation that students may complete to learn about the physical offerings of the library space, an overview of our website, and basic library research skills. We want you to have a solid foundation of how you can best use the library and its resources for your academic career. This orientation is self-paced.

Mini-Lessons

These mini-lessons are designed to be a quick, comprehensive dive into a research or information literacy topic. They are self-paced and should take anywhere from 15-30 minutes. Listed under each topic are its learning outcomes.

 

Time Management

At the end of the mini-lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Articulate how the learner will use a time management technique or tip in a future assignment
  • Explain why people employ procrastination when presented with a task to accomplish

How to Spot “Fake News”

At the end of the mini-lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Define misinformation and how it differs from disinformation
  • Articulate 2 out of the 5 different types of misinformation presented in the mini-lesson
  • Explain what steps the learner would take to authenticate a story, source, or photograph using the SIFT method

I Can Cite That APA Style?

At the end of the mini-lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Correctly create an APA citation for a type of  source that was demonstrated in the mini-lesson
  • Explain the correct order of the 4 basic elements of an APA citation
  • Articulate where the learner could find more information on creating APA citations

I Can Cite That? MLA Style

At the end of the mini-lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Correctly create a MLA citation for a type of  source that was demonstrated in the mini-lesson
  • Explain the correct order of the basic elements of a MLA citation
  • Articulate where the learner could find more information on creating MLA citations

Why Should I Care About Plagiarism?

At the end of the mini-lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what plagiarism is.
  • Articulate how their scholarship is part of the greater conversation around their chosen topic (IL Framework: Scholarship as Conversation)
  • Identify at least three different ways that plagiarism may present.
  • Articulate an example of how citation may be used as a tool for social justice
  • Explain where to find Trocaire College’s Academic Integrity Policy

 

 

 

Contact Jessica Gavin with any questions, comments, or suggestions:

Phone: (716) 827-2432
email: [email protected]