Library Services provides access to a collection of tutorials designed to teach basic research and information literacy skills to students. Topics include:
There are two basic things for faculty to know about this resource:
1) This resource is available to any Kirkwood faculty, staff, or student through this link. If you are off campus you will be asked to enter your k number and password: https://resources.kirkwood.edu/login?url=https://frame.credocourseware.com/courses/course-v1:Kirkwood-Community-College+IL-MOD+2018/course/
2) There are 3 different ways that faculty can share or assign specific parts of the tutorials with students: through direct links, through embed codes, and through integration and gradebook syncing with Talon using LTI links. The second page of this LibGuide is dedicated to showing faculty how to use each of these 3 methods.
Please contact the Library if you have any questions about this resource, or would like assistance in sharing or assigning parts of the tutorial with students.
These modules from Credo InfoLit introduce some basic approaches to use of the modules with students, including ideas for which modules can be used for certain common student learning objectives. For detailed instructions on adding modules to your Talon course, please see this LibGuide page, or ask a Kirkwood librarian for help.
The table below compares the three methods for sharing Credo InfoLit content so you can choose the method that will work best for your needs. You'll find the necessary links to copy and paste on the Credo InfoLit Links help page.
LTI Link (Recommended)
|Ease of setup||Easiest method||Easy||Simple, but an extra step to associate with Talon gradebook column|
|Student access||If linked from Talon, students should be automatically logged in||If linked from Talon, students should be automatically logged in||Students will be automatically logged in once in Talon|
|Quizzes & grading||Students will need to log in and provide instructor and course information. In addition instructors will need to request a grade report for their class through the Library if they wish to grade the quizzes.||Students will need to log in and provide instructor and course information. In addition instructors will need to request a grade report for their class through the Library if they wish to grade the quizzes.||Student quiz grades will be automatically entered in Talon gradebook after initial setup.|
A: Yes and no -- Credo doesn't have a specific way to know this, the only thing it tracks for an individual student is quiz scores. So including quizzes is the best way to know students at least understand the basic concepts of a tutorial.
Talon, however, has functions that let you track a student's progress in the course, the Class Progress tool, and the Completion Tracking feature. With these you can see whether each student viewed the specific course content.
A: Yes - the best way to do this is to email that student with direct links to the tutorials and/or quizzes you'd like them to complete. To get quiz results, contact Kate Hess or Ryan Strempke-Durgin at the Library to pull your student's score. You might instruct your student to be sure to fill out the form that appears before the quiz, asking for their name, the course, and their instructor's name, so that we can be sure to pull the right quiz results.
A: There are 2 ways you could do this: