Evaluating Online Sources
In this activity, you will learn how to select suitable online sources for your research. A presentation will show you the
main characteristics of reliable evidence and examples of websites that offer reliable evidence and those that do not. Along with the
presentation, you will apply the concepts by doing some exercises.
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this activity, you should be able to:
- Explain the main characteristics of reliable evidence and recognize their presence or absence in selected online sources.
- Determine whether specific online sources qualify as reliable evidence.
- Select online sources that provide reliable evidence.
Before you start, you'll need to make sure you that have the
handouts for this activity and the Supplemental Learning
Workbook. If you don't, ask a tutor to help you.
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