Choose among sources provided and those found independently based on the usefulness, credibility, and reliability of the sources. 0801.4.5
Links verified on 9/3/2014
- The ABC's of Web Site Evaluation (presented by Kathy Schrock) - Evaluation of Web sites is an important skill to learn in this age of digital and information literacy. Students and teachers need practice in critically examining sites to determine authority, authenticity, and applicability to purpose. This site provides that practice.
- Critical Evaluation of Resources - In the research process you will encounter many types of resources including books, articles and web sites. But not everything you find on your topic will be suitable. How do you make sense of what is out there and evaluate its authority and appropriateness for your research?
- Critically Analyzing Information Sources - the emphasis here is on print sources
- Evaluation of information sources - This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources, particularly those on the Internet.
- Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - a thoughtful guide to evaluating web and other Internet resources
- Evaluating Internet Research Sources - scroll near the bottom of the page to find a Checklist for Research Source Evaluation
- Evaluating Web Pages - Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
- The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources
- How to Evaluate Web Resources - a visual guide to evaluating sources on the web
- Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically
- Quality Information Check List -a resource to help young people evaluate the information they find on the Internet.
- Teaching Zack to think (from Alan November) - it is essential that students learn how to validate information.
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