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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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.

Why Thinking Matters

In this video, students will learn what it means to think critically and the role that critical thinking plays in everyday life.

Estimated time: 13-15 minutes. 


This video discusses having an inquiry-based mindset when approaching problems or looking for solutions. 

Estimated time: 3:36

Logical Reasoning

In this tutorial students will learn how to use logical reasoning to solve problems and develop ideas in academic and personal life.

Estimated time: 18-21 minutes

Evidence-based Reasoning

When you have a research question in mind and you want to find evidence that would answer it, you need to take some time to figure out what kinds of evidence best answer your question.

Estimated time: 2:38

Analyzing Information

In this tutorial, students will practice analyzing information by diving below the surface to ask smart questions, look for patterns and themes, and maintain an open mind.

Estimated time: 12 minutes