Assignment

Drag and Drop Anatomy of Citations - MLA Style

Submitted by Eric Kowalik on March 2nd, 2022
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Short Description: 

Do students eyes glaze over when you begin to talk about citation formats? Show students the value of learning about citations by having them practice on real content! Students must identify the needed parts of 3 real publications and drag them to the appropriate category, i.e. Journal Title, Volume, Page Number. Upon completion of the activity, students are show the MLA citation for each publication.

Learning Outcomes: 

Students will correctly cite a book chapter, journal article and magazine article using the Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation style.

Information Literacy concepts:

Individual or Group:

Additional Instructor Resources (e.g. in-class activities, worksheets, scaffolding applications, supplemental modules, further readings, etc.): 

https://marquetterml.github.io/information-literacy-modules/

Suggested Citation: 
Kowalik, Eric. "Drag and Drop Anatomy of Citations - MLA Style." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2022. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/drag-and-drop-anatomy-citations-mla-style.