Power Point Presentation to Begin: Selecting Using Sources power point
Go to the Mayo Media Center from the Green Ribbon on your screen. Click on Citation and Research Guides and then Evaluating Web Pages: Questions to Ask (UC Berkeley). Look over info and take notes on:
- 1. What can a URL tell you?
- 2. Scan the Perimeter
- 3. Indicators of Quality Information
- 4. What Do Others Say?
- 5. Does it All Add Up?
Open this document Evaluating Sources for Credibility and FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY!
You should also take a look at PBS Lesson Analyzing Sources and perhaps SAVE it to your notes to have a copy of it at all times for evaluating sources.
Justification for using books and other print sources and the available Databases – You don’t have to go through this extensive process of source evaluation because it has already been done for you.
REMEMBER: Due Tomorrow: Your Topic for Research – If you have time left after the above, begin exploring your topic.