Short Answer

In this activity, you will evaluate the results of your library research and some websites for credibility using the techniques and tools covered in the Shapiro Library tutorial.

First, review the Website Evaluation Template document below. Follow the instructions in that document and complete the table using two of the six sites in the Shapiro Library tutorial. Then complete the questions underneath the table based on your findings.

To complete this assignment, review the Website Evaluation Template and Module One Short Answer Guidelines and Rubricdocuments.

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SCI 100 Website Evaluation Template

Overview

In this activity, you will review a Shapiro Library tutorial on evaluating websites for credibility. You will then evaluate some websites using the techniques and tools covered in the tutorial.

Instructions

1. Review the Website Evaluation Tutorial.

2. Click on the Activity tab.

A. Download and open the Module One Short Answer Guidelines and Rubric. It is recommended that you refer to this rubric as you review the various articles.

B. Click on Site #6. Select one article. In the table below, complete the column for the article, using the Source Evaluation Rubric as a guide.

C. Click on Site #3. Select one article. In the table below, complete the column for the article, using the Source Evaluation Rubric as a guide.

D. Review the article 10 Scientific Laws Every Person Should Know. In the table below, complete the column for the article, using the Source Evaluation Rubric as a guide.

3. Use your completed table to complete the questions in the rubric.

Template

Complete this template by replacing the bracketed text with the relevant information.

Article from Site #6Article from Site #310 Scientific Laws Every Person Should Know
Author[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Title[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Date Published or Last Updated[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Publisher Name or Organization[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
URL[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Retrieval Date[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Score from Rubric[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]
Comments: Is this a valid source? What leads you to that conclusion?[Insert text.][Insert text.][Insert text.]