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UMass Amherst Libraries

Libraries Information Literacy Modules

Instructions for Using the Modules with Moodle and Blackboard

These modules can be directly embedded into your course on Blackboard or Moodle using the LTI links (orange icons). The PDF instructions below describe how to use these links.  

If you are using the modules with a website other than Moodle or Blackboard, please use the direct links (green icon) to link to each module.

What is Authority?

Use this video to introduce students to the concept of authority, how it relates to research, source selection, evaluation, and attribution.

Estimated time: 3:55

Introduction to Bias

This video introduces the idea of bias and prejudice and the importance of awareness of one’s own bias and the bias of others when evaluating sources and situations, and responding to arguments.

Estimated time: 2:14

Types of Bias

This video builds on the introduction to bias video by discussing specific types of bias such as social bias, confirmation bias, and communal reinforcement.

Estimated time: 2:18

Bias

This quiz corresponds with the video on bias.

Estimated time: 5-8 minutes