Instructions for Creating Niche Academy Interactive Database Assignments
1. Go to Assignments in Canvas
2. Create an Assignment and name it.
3. Set point value
4. Under Submission Type select External Tool
5. Click the Find button and search for Niche Academy on the Tools List
Scroll until you find Niche Academy. Click to select it.
6. Choose the category you need. Information Literacy Tutorials are for QEP courses;
7. Find the tutorial you want to assign. Click Select.
8. Click Select again.
9. Complete other assignment settings, if desired. Click Save & Publish or Save.
Fighting Fake News – Ad Hominem Attacks. Recognize ad hominem attacks and determine their use to identify credible resources and improve communication skills.
Fighting Fake News – Causation vs. Correlation. Differentiate between causation and correlation and explain why understanding causation and correlation is important for analyzing information.
Fighting Fake News – Confirmation Bias. Describe how confirmation bias works. Explain how confirmation bias affects information seeking, evaluation, and sharing. Apply confirmation bias checks.
Fighting Fake News – Lateral Reading. Explain why lateral reading is important for analyzing online information. Apply lateral reading strategically and deliberately.
Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources. After completing this tutorial, you will be able to define the concept of plagiarism, identify examples of plagiarism, and enact strategies for avoiding plagiarism.
Exploring Library Services. This online scavenger hunt will help you become familiar with the services, resources, and research help provided by the duPont-Ball Library.
Finding Items with OneSearch. This tutorial will introduce students to OneSearch, the library’s discovery tool. Students will learn how OneSearch allows users to search a variety of items including books, articles, journals, and multimedia.
Identifying Credible Sources. This tutorial will discuss what it means for a source to be credible, how to evaluate a source for credibility, and why you should use credible sources.
Introducing the Research Librarians. After completing this tutorial, students will be able to identify Stetson’s research librarians. Students will be able to articulate the research services provided at the duPont-Ball Library.
Locating, Renewing, and Returning Items. Learn to use OneSearch to find ebooks and articles online, to find books and other items in the library, and how and where to borrow, renew, and return items.