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The State University of New York at FredoniaReed Library

Integrating Instruct Modules into OnCourse: Integration Directions

Welcome to Instruct

Reed Library’s new Instruct modules are online tutorials to help students build a foundation of information literacy and critical thinking skills. These modules provide a supplemental way for students to asynchronously complete foundational lessons on a range of topics such as getting started with research, finding and evaluating sources, citations, etc.

These modules use the following to interactively engage students:

  • Multimedia and video
  • Self-guided tutorials
  • Quizzes
  • Text

To review the modules, view our full list of instruct modules. We would also be happy to consult with you about ways to integrate these modules into courses or instruction.

Please contact Christina Hilburger at with any questions or concerns.

Integration Directions

Integrating Instruct modules into a course allows you to utilize the grade function in OnCourse. 

Step 1: Add an Activity or Resource

In your course, select "Add an activity or resource" for a given week or topic.


Step 2: Add Activity or Resource (External Tool)

Select "External tool" from the list of options and click "Add."


Step 3: External Tool Details

  • Enter activity name for module being added

  • For Tool URL, paste the tutorial LTI link. For a full list of available modules & LTI links, see the LTI Links page
    Note: LTI links can only be used in  OnCourse. Using them outside of OnCourse will result in an error message.

  • Update any desired settings before saving, including grading specifications.


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