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Information Literacy Guide for Faculty

About Instruct - Online Information Literacy Modules from Credo Reference

The Library provides Instruct, an online information literacy instructional module for faculty use. Instruct delivers high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials on information literacy and critical thinking skills. The Instruct modules are ideal for supplementing and supporting your classroom instruction, online teaching, or student remediation needs.

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How Instruct Can Help You & Your Students

  • Enhance instruction with engaging multimedia
  • Configure delivery through Canvas
  • Create a foundation of critical thinking skills around information literacy
  • Provide integrated assessments
  • Select which elements to use in your classroom
  • Maintain accreditation requirements with standards aligned content (AAC&U, ACRL)
  • Free up classroom time to focus on more discipline-specific content

How Can You Use Instruct?

  • Use flipped classroom modality to deliver essential skills and content, while saving class time for subject-specific instruction
  • Supplement your syllabus and research assignments with information literacy content and quizzes
  • Remediate students with point of need instruction with on-demand viewing of embedded materials
  • Partner with your librarian to enhance library presentations to students

What's Included?

  • Multimedia: 60+ instructional videos, tutorials, and assessments
  • Quizzes and pre-post tests: Demonstrate impact of information literacy instruction
  • Instructor guides: Documented learning outcomes, related information literacy standards, discussion topics, and activity ideas

Is Instruct Easy to Setup and Use?

  • Select any part of the modules to use, from one element to all six modules. Our Instruction Librarian can help you pick the ideal tools to meet your student learning outcomes.
  • Credo supports LTI, and the Library provides you with the URLs and embed codes that make it easy to integrate instructional materials into Canvas. We can link assessments to directly populate your grade book. Our eLearning Librarian can assist with selecting content to fit your syllabus and linking them in Canvas.
  • Access the InfoLit Modules in class from the Research Guides section of the Library's webpage or by direct link.

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