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Validity and Reliability
Transcript of Validity and Reliability
Prejudice for or against a person, thing, or idea when compared with something else
Phrases begin with:
"It seems to me..."
"In my opinion..."
Personal values - what a person believes to be important or unimportant and shape an author's conclusion about a topic Terminology Validity - the degree to which something is correct and factual
Reliability - the degree to which information can be researched and is from a trustworthy source
Synthesize - to identify relationships between two or more texts by putting together information, including what you see in captions and other visuals Is Information on the Internet Accurate and Reliable? Look at who published the information on an internet site to decide "why" (the purpose) the information was placed there.
Not everything that you read on the internet is true!
.com - A business, and they are probably selling something
.org - An organization
.edu - A school or university
.net - A network administration, such as an internet provider
.gov - A government agency Authority and Accuracy Authority
Credentials - a person's qualifications or achievements that make him/her an expert about a topic
Where did you find the information?
Primary source - MOST trustworthy
Should be free from bias
Did the information appear in more than one source? Is the Information Relevant? Relevant - when information supports the main idea or thesis statement
a short statement, usually one sentence, that summarizes the claim of an essay, research paper, etc.
is developed, supported, and explained by examples and evidence in the text Textbooks
Magazine articles Strong or Weak Argument? Strong argument - supported by facts, reasons, and examples that are related to the TOPIC
Weak argument - opinions unrelated to the topic and the writer's personal feelings; usually NOT supported by facts and examples Primary Sources First-hand or original information that comes from a reliable (trustworthy) source
Scientific journals Validity and Reliability How can I determine if information is accurate and trustworthy? Fact - a statement that can be proven either true or false using a valid (accurate) source
A fact answers:
Who did it?
When and where did it happen?
Why did it happen?
Facts are used as evidence to support the main idea(s) contained within text. A statement that expresses beliefs, feelings, and judgements
Statements contain such words as:
"satisfactory" Secondary Sources Biographies
Movie reviews You be the Judge