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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.

Introduction to Civic Engagement

Have you ever been interested in or concerned about an issue in your community? What about in your state or across the country? Have you ever worked to make a difference, improve the quality of life, or implement a change in your neighborhood? If so, you’re on the way to becoming a civically-engaged citizen. Watch the following video to learn more.

Estimated time: 3:05

Introduction to Civic Action

By taking civic action, you and your community can be effective changemakers for local, national, or international issues. Watch the following video to see how.

Estimated time: 4:01

Civic Engagement and Action

This quiz corresponds to multimedia on civic engagement. 

Estimated time: 5-8 minutes