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The GCC Research and Library Tutorial

Recently updated, the online GCC Library Tutorial consists of several modules which focus upon the most vital aspects of scholarly research. Included in this tutorial are important lessons to help students evaluate sources, develop research questions, come up with a search strategy, cite sources, understand different types of information, and navigate and utilize the resources of the GCC Library.

Accessing the Tutorial

To access the tutorial, students can click upon the "Take the Tutorial" under the Vital Links on the GCC Library home page (pictured below).

As well, the GCC Research and Library Tutorial can accessed through the following link:

Adding the Tutorial as a Graded Assignment

Optionally, faculty can add the tutorial as a graded assignment. Throughout the library tutorial, students are presented with a number of quiz questions that test a student's retention of course lessons and content. Upon completion of the tutorial, students who score 70% or higher on the quiz are given the opportunity to print out a certificate of completion which they can hand in to their instructors in order to receive credit. Additional there are options for the students to email their scores. By default, these scores are emailed to the GCC Library and can be reqested by faculty.

Sending Scores to Your Email

However, faculty can also have these scores emailed to their personal or GCC email accounts for quick and convenient grading. To do so, enter the email to which you would like these scores sent and copy the link that is generated below. You can then share this link with your students or add a link to it from your Canvas page.

Type in Your Email to Create a Link

When a student completes the tutorial and emails their score, you will then receive an email from Soft Chalk with the subject heading "Score: Research and Library Tutorial" that lists the student's name and their score.

For additional assistance or questions about creating linking to a tutorial, please contact Sean O'Brien.

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