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Using Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW with moodle.

How to add Sift & Winnow modules to classes.

About Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW

Sift & Winnow: Libraries@UW is a comprehensive information literacy tutorial developed by UW-Madison Libraries in partnership with UW-Madison DoIT Academic Technology and funded by a UW-Madison Educational Innovation grant.

Using Sift & Winnow in a moodle course.

To add a Sift & Winnow module to a moodle course, first add an External Tool activity:

Then click the "show more..." link to show the advanced configuration options.

And enter the information as follows:
  • Activity name:  Sift & Winnow Module 1              (For module 1)
  • Launch URL:
  • Custom parameters:  module_id=1           (For module 1)


Finally click "Save and Display" at the bottom.  If everything went well, you'll see Sift & Winnow module 1 displayed and available to your students.

Next add the remaining Sift & Winnow modules to the course in the same way.  As of August 2015, there are six Sift & Winnow modules in total, numbered 1 through 6.  In setting up the remaining five modules , follow the directions above and change the custom parameter to each module number.

For additional support please contact the Sift & Winnow staff.

Keywords:moodle CLUE LTI Campus Library User Education Sift Winnow   Doc ID:55612
Owner:Matt P.Group:Moodle
Created:2015-08-26 10:57 CSTUpdated:2015-09-03 09:37 CST
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