Published June 1998
by Master Teacher .
Written in English
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Because of the hodge-podge of information on the Internet, it is very important you develop evaluation skills to assist you in identifying quality Web pages. There are six (6) criteria that should be applied when evaluating any Web site: authority, accuracy, objectivity, currency, coverage, and appearance. For each criterion, there are several. The Internet offers access to millions of websites. However, not all sites are accurate, current or appropriate for research. You must select sites carefully if you plan to include information from them in your own work. Some things to think about before using the Internet for research. Evaluating Internet Web sites: An educator's guide Unknown Binding – January 1, by Kathleen Schrock (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The book contains five chapters including: a short history of the Internet and the World Wide Web; a specific primer on finding history sites using the two major search engines; how to evaluate online content; Internet resources such as mailing lists and newsgroups; and a guide to putting materials online for class : Andrew McMichael.
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Checklist for Evaluating Web Resources (University of Southern Maine Library) A short list of questions to ask when evaluating web resources, grouped under Authority, Scope, Format and Presentation, and Cost and Accessibility. Also includes a link to an onlin source for Citing Internet Resource. There are many Web sites that copy entire articles from Wikipedia or other Web pages without providing any credit to the orginal source. Tip: If you have spent an hour in research and have been unable to locate reliable information, phone the OCLS team at Tips and Tricks for Evaluating Web Sites. The questions below will help you in evaluate web pages for use as academic sources. Be sure and look at the criteria in multiple categories prior to making a decision regarding the academic quality of a source. Some web sites do not include attributions to individual authors, so you will have to rely on your ability to evaluate the institution, or domain, where the page lives. Caveat: while the Web is looking better, especially official sites maintained at educational institutions or by scholarly societies, not everyone has caught up with the.