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SW 2220: Human Behavior & the Social Environment: Course Modules

Avoid Plagiarism

Description: Plagiarism is often unintentional. This tutorial is designed to provide you with important skills and knowledge to help you avoid committing plagiarism.

Learning Objective: Learn about Plagiarism and test your knowledge with this interactive tutorial.

Extras: Watch these videos on Academic Integrity to learn more:  How to Report (7:34 mins) | Cultural Considerations (6:37 mins) | Teaching Moments (7:03 mins)

Libraries Homepage Interactive Tutorial

Description: This tutorial will provide videos, live website work, quiz questions and links to other resources to give you the tools and tips you need to find any resource at the University Libraries.

Learning Objective: Learn how to navigate the Libraries website.

Primary and Secondary Sources I

Description: Identifying primary and secondary sources is a skill often required for research projects.  This module is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to distinguish between primary and secondary sources.

Learning Objective: Learn how to determine whether a source is primary or secondary.

Search Strategy Builder

Description: A research strategy is a structure for searching resources pertaining to a topic.  This approach consists of developing search terms and determining what resources to explore using those concepts.  This module will help you identify terms and then structure your search.

Learning Objective: Learn how to create a search string using Boolean logic.

Maps - Library and Archival Collections

Description: This module will introduce you to the physical collections that can be found in the various libraries and archives on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus and to the digital collections that can be accessed through the MU Libraries webpage.

Learning Objective: Learn how to identify and locate relevant collections.