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Website evaluation

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Website evaluation

  1. 1. Access, Evaluate, Use<br />How to Research Effectively Using the Internet<br />
  2. 2. What makes a webpage useful for research?<br />
  3. 3. The 5 W’s of Evaluating Internet Sites:<br /><ul><li>Who is the author or sponsor? Is he/she an expert? Can he/she be contacted?
  4. 4. What information is included on the web site?
  5. 5. When was the site created or updated?
  6. 6. Where is the source of the information? Is there a bibliography?
  7. 7. Why was the info written? What is the site’s purpose? Is it fact or opinion?</li></li></ul><li>Questions to think about<br /><ul><li>Does this site address the topic you are researching? Was the page worth visiting?
  8. 8. Do you have good reason to believe that the information on the site is accurate? Do authors provide any supportive evidence for their conclusions?
  9. 9. Do you have good reason to believe that the information on the site is accurate? Do authors provide any supportive evidence for their conclusions? </li>

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