Web evaluation

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Web evaluation

  1. 1. Web Page Evaluation
  2. 2. Credible <ul><li>The authors name and contact information should be present. Anonymous Articles are suspicious. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the authors expertise? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal webpages are sometimes marked with a (~). This should be considered when determining an authors credibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spelling and grammatical errors are signs of sloppy work. </li></ul><ul><li>Check with snopes.com . </li></ul>
  3. 4. Current <ul><li>There should be a current date on the page. </li></ul><ul><li>Do the links to other pages/sites still work? Dead links are sometimes an indicator of a site that is infrequently updated. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Accurate <ul><li>You should be able to find other sources that agree with the information within the site. </li></ul><ul><li>The author should provide evidence for his/her ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>A bibliography or works cited should be included. </li></ul><ul><li>If the information is forged it should be disregarded. </li></ul><ul><li>If the information is 2 nd hand it should be substantiated with another source. </li></ul>
  5. 8. Objective <ul><li>The URL extension .edu, .com, .gov or .org can help identify the purpose of the site & therefore the possibility of bias. </li></ul><ul><li>Various points of view should be presented. </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses the site or endorses it can be an indicator of the sites alliance with biased organizations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(google – link:all or part of the url) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Determine the intent of the site. Is it trying to sell something? Or get your support for issue or candidate? Or is it for fun, a parody or satire? </li></ul>

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