Web Page Evaluation
Web Page Evaluation Criteria1. ACCURACY                  3. OBJECTIVITY              2. AUTHORITY4. CURRENCY              ...
ACCURACY Who wrote the page? Is contact information for the author(s)  available? What is the purpose of the Website?
AUTHORITY   Who published the document?   Check the domain (.edu, .org, .com).   Does the author list any credentials?
Domains   .com – commercial          .mil – US military    (for profit) entities   .org – nonprofit           .int – i...
OBJECTIVITY Determine if any bias exists (i.e. is this an  advertisement, or an organization with a  motive?) What are t...
CURRENCY   When was the Website published?   Are there any dead links?   Is the content outdated?
COVERAGE Are the links relevant to the topic? Do you need any special software or a  paid subscription to view the infor...
Review Evaluation Criteria    ACCURACY    * What is the purpose of the Website?    AUTHORITY    * Does the author list...
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Website evaluation

  1. 1. Web Page Evaluation
  2. 2. Web Page Evaluation Criteria1. ACCURACY 3. OBJECTIVITY 2. AUTHORITY4. CURRENCY 5. COVERAGE
  3. 3. ACCURACY Who wrote the page? Is contact information for the author(s) available? What is the purpose of the Website?
  4. 4. AUTHORITY Who published the document? Check the domain (.edu, .org, .com). Does the author list any credentials?
  5. 5. Domains .com – commercial  .mil – US military (for profit) entities .org – nonprofit  .int – international entities organizations .edu – educational  State or Country of institutions origin  .de - Germany .gov – federal  .ca.us – California, US government agencies  .ca - Canada
  6. 6. OBJECTIVITY Determine if any bias exists (i.e. is this an advertisement, or an organization with a motive?) What are the goals of the Website?
  7. 7. CURRENCY When was the Website published? Are there any dead links? Is the content outdated?
  8. 8. COVERAGE Are the links relevant to the topic? Do you need any special software or a paid subscription to view the information?
  9. 9. Review Evaluation Criteria ACCURACY * What is the purpose of the Website? AUTHORITY * Does the author list any credentials? OBJECTIVITY * What are the goals of the Website? CURRENCY * Is the content outdated? COVERAGE * Are the links relevant to the topic?

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