Information Literacy Module Demo

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What are the Information Literacy Modules?

The information literacy modules are instructional resources that faculty can integrate into their  courses to help students build and improve the fundamental research  skills needed to succeed.  The modules can be incorporated into courses as graded assignments or practice modules. For more information about the learning objectives of each module visit the Modules page. Please contact Christina.Wray@ucf.edu or Katy.Miller@ucf.edu with any questions.

Update (Spring 2022)

The most up to date modules are accessible through the Obojobo Next platform. Unfortunately, the latest versions of the modules are not currently available as stand-alone modules and must be embedded within a course to be accessed.

Topics addressed in modules on Obojobo Next:

  • Avoiding Plagiarism Using APA Style (updated 12/2019)
  • Avoiding Plagiarism Using MLA Style (updated 12/2021)
  • Citing Sources Using APA Style (updated to the 7th edition, December 2019)
  • Citing Sources Using MLA Style (updated to the 9th edition, December 2021)
  • Conducting a Literature Review (updated 12/2021)
  • Creating a Search Strategy  (updated 12/2021)
  • Evaluating Web Sites (updated 12/2021)
  • Moving Into Discipline Specific Research  (updated 12/2021)
  • Recognizing a Research Study (updated 12/2021)
  • Selecting Articles for Academic Assignments (updated 12/2021)

Topics Addressed in modules on the Obojobo Legacy Platform

  • Understanding the Information Cycle
  • Focusing an Information Search
(*Note: These modules will only be available through the Spring 2022 Semester.  Due to the changing information landscape, the modules no longer represent the best ways to engage with information.  New modules covering similar concepts will be available in Summer 2022.  If you are interested in providing feedback on the type of content you would like included in the module please contact Christina Wray at christina.wray@ucf.edu)

Getting Started

For instructions on how to embed Obojobo Next modules in your course check out our “Getting Started with Obojob Next” guide For information on how to embed Obojobo Classic modules in your course check out our “Getting Started” guide.

Feedback

If you have ideas or suggestions related to the modules, please use email Christina Wray at infolit@ucf.edu