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Website evaluation

  1. 1. Evaluating Websites
  2. 2. Why Do We Need to Evaluate Websites? Because ANYONE can put ANYTHING on the Internet whether or not it is true or correct.
  3. 3. <ul><li>If they are popular ? </li></ul><ul><li>If they are fun ? </li></ul><ul><li>If they have cool graphics ? </li></ul>How Do We Evaluate Websites? NO!!!
  4. 4. With the 5 W ’ s… Use the Criteria at This Website: http://www.creativeclassroom.com/pdf/SchrockSiteEvaluation.PDF How Do We Evaluate Websites?
  5. 5. WHO wrote the pages and are they an expert? Look for an e-mail address, a company, and a list of books they have written.
  6. 6. WHO wrote the pages and are they an expert? Look for an e-mail address, a company, and a list of books they have written.
  7. 7. WHAT does the author say is the purpose of the site? Look for a written description of why the author created the site and what type of information is included.
  8. 8. Picturing Books is a nonprofit site. All artwork, digitized images, and text from titles used in this site are property of the respective authors, illustrators, and publishers. The sole purpose of this web site is to promote picture books. No money was exchanged or accepted during the development of this web site. No money is exchanged or accepted in the maintenance of this web site. WHAT does the author say is the purpose of the site? Look for a written description of why the author created the site and what type of information is included.
  9. 9. WHEN was the site created and last updated? Look for a date at the bottom
  10. 10. WHEN was the site created and last updated? Look for a date at the bottom Created November 20, 1999 Last update April 10, 2003
  11. 11. WHERE does the information come from? Look to see if the author of the site listed any resources used to create the site, including books and Internet sites.
  12. 12. WHERE does the information come from? Look to see if the author of the site listed any resources used to create the site, including books and Internet sites.
  13. 13. WHY is the information useful for my purpose? After looking at the site, decide if the information you found helps you with your project.
  14. 14. WHY is the information useful for my purpose? After looking at the site, decide if the information you found helps you with your project. No help – Keep Looking It helps me - Use This
  15. 15. <ul><li>Brandt, D. Scott. Why we need to evaluate what we find on the Internet. Retrieved October 31, 2002 at http://thorplus.lib.purdue.edu/~techman/eval.html </li></ul><ul><li>Garcia, Roselva. Evaluating Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Matulka, Denise I. What is a Picture Book? Retrieved November 7, 2002 at http://picturingbooksimaginarylands.org/denise.html </li></ul><ul><li>Pilkey, Dav. Author and Illustrator Dav Pilkey ’ s Web Site o ’ Fun. Retrieved on October 30, 2002 at http://www . pilkey.com </li></ul><ul><li>Pat Mora – Author of poetry, non-fiction, and children ’ s books. Retrieved on October 30, 2002 at http://www.patmora.com </li></ul><ul><li>Schrock, Kathy. The Five W ’ s of Website Evaluation. Retrieved on October 30, 2002 at http://www.creativeclassroom.com/pdf/SchrockSiteEvaluation.PDF </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic, Inc. Goosebumps Home. Retrieved on October 30, 2002 at http://www.scholastic.com/goosebumps </li></ul><ul><li>Snicket, Lemony. Lemony Snicket. Retrieved on October 30, 2002 at http://www.lemonysnicket.com </li></ul>Credits:

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