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What is in this tutorial?
It is divided into 10 modules

  • Module 1: Getting Started
  • Module 2: From Question to Keyword
  • Module 3: Types of Sources & Parameters
  • Module 4: Library Catalog
  • Module 5: Finding Articles
  • Module 6: Scholarly vs Popular
  • Module 7: Finding Websites
  • Module 8: Plagiarism
  • Module 9: Paraphrasing
  • Module 10: Citing Sources
to help you work through research process and become more information literate.
There is an optional intro quiz and final quiz to assess a user's knowledge and learning.
It is progressive: the modules build upon one another.
Users can log in, track progress, and come back any time to finish.
It is interactive: there are opportunities to do hands-on exercises.
At the end of each module is a min-quiz to reinforce concepts already taught.
How long does it take to complete the tutorial?
This will depend on the student and modules vary in length, but we expect it to take most students about 15 minutes at the most to complete each module.
I am having trouble logging in?
You must have a current UNCG login and password (the one you use for your uncg email and blackboard) to log in and save your work. Is cap locks on, are you typing it correctly? If you are having trouble contact 6-tech or go to reset.uncg.edu to reset your password.
How do I email results to my professor?
You must be logged in first; then go to the User Admin page (first item listed in the drop down menu). Then click the EMAIL button. Fill our "to" with your professors email and "from" with your own. You may add text to the bottom box "user comments" and click send.
My progress is not showing up/progress does not show what I know I have completed, help!
Have you logged in? Were you logged in when you completed those modules (if not, your work would not be saved!) If you answered yes to both questions, then contact us [link to people page?] for help.
FACULTY: How can I integrate the tutorial into my teaching?
The tutorial can be assigned as homework either for a grade (Pass/Fail) or as extra credit, or you may choose to simply make your students aware that the tutorial is available. However, including it on your syllabus will be a more powerful tool for encouraging them to use it!
FACULTY: How will I know that my students have taken the tutorial?
Students who have logged in and track their progress, will be able to send you an email at anytime from the tutorial showing what they have successfully completed.

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