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English 110 Fall 2016 Pilot Project: Home

Resources for the pilot project

Canvas Instructions

To embed these materials in your Canvas Course:

  1. Login to your Canvas account
  2. Select the Commons icon
  3. Search for English 110 Research Skills Video Series
  4. Use the Import into Course button to add the module to your course

Sakai Instructions

To embed these materials in your Sakai course:

  1. Contact Lauren to obtain three Sakai quiz files
  2. Login to your Sakai account
  3. Select Tests & Quizzes
  4. Use the Import button on the right to import the three quiz files
  5. You should see the quizzes appear under Working Copies in your Tests & Quizzes list. Use the Select Action dropdown to publish the quizzes. 

Note: The introductions to each quiz include a link to the video series and instructions on which video to watch for that part. 

English 110 Pilot Project

The English 110 Pilot Project aims to increase the impact of library instruction by introducing foundational skills and concepts prior to the class session, which can then be dedicated to hands-on learning related that helps students engage with your research assignment. To have your class participate, contact Lauren Wallis ( 

Instructor Participation

If you choose to participate in the pilot, we will ask you to:

  • Consult with a librarian about your assignment and goals for the library instruction session
  • Embed the pilot materials in your Canvas or Sakai course as assign students to watch the videos and complete the quizzes prior to the class date
  • Consider co-teaching with the librarian during the session
  • Provide a random sample of student papers at the end of the semester
  • Participate in a short follow-up interview to discuss how the pilot project impacted student learning


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Lauren Wallis
First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian, Reference and Instructional Services Department