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Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW is a tutorial to support the required blended information literacy module for campus Communication-A Requirement courses.
The tutorial consists of six lessons which cover:
If you would like to view the tutorial lessons you can self-enroll. Any course instructor on campus can add all or parts of Sift & Winnow to their Canvas course. Student completion of the tutorial will be automatically noted in the course grade book.
Gradebook items are automatically created for the lessons. By default, the modules are set as “Complete/Incomplete” and are worth “0” points. Students and instructors will receive a 0 in their gradebook indicating completion. Instructors can change the point value, availability, and due date similar to any other Canvas assignment. Keep in mind that each lesson will only accept no points or full points as a valid grade.
If your course instructor assigned Sift & Winnow: login to your Canvas course to access the lessons.
If you want to access Sift & Winnow independent of a course: self-enroll in Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW
Alex Stark, E-Learning Librarian
Sheila Stoeckel, Director, Teaching & Learning Programs