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Website Evaluation

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Website Evaluation: Decoding the Ever-Changing Web http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3485479724 Two Types of Internet Open Internet Closed Internet 1. Anyone can edit, revise, add, and publish 2. Both reliable and unreliable information 3. Generally not reviewed by experts 4. NEEDS CLOSE EVALUATION BEFORE USING IN A PROJECT 1. Only some people can publish 2. Generally reviewed by experts and publishers 3. Mostly reliable information 4. Does not need to be as carefully evaluated If I'm using the open Internet, how do I evaluate websites? We must look deeper! Internet
Iceberg Authority Does the site provide information about the author? Is the author considered an expert?

Can you contact the author? Does the author show how he
or she received the information? Do the sources cited come from
reliable domains like .gov or .edu? What on earth is a domain? Currency Was the website published in the past 20 years? Links still work! Are most of the links, photos, and videos still working? Objectivity Does the website seemed biased toward one side of an issue? Does the site provide more opinions than facts? Is the website suggesting that you purchase anything because of the information provided? Might the publisher have an interest in presenting the information in a way that is not the whole truth? Source:
http://solar-center.stanford.edu/sun-on-earth/glob-warm.html Fact: "Studies indicate that the average global surface temperature has increased by approximately 0.5-1.0°F (0.3-0.6°C) over the last century." Opinion: "Global warming is stupid,
and it's not real." Source: None. It's an opinion. http://biased.website.com Coverage Accuracy Is the purpose of the website to provide educational information? Does the site use strong evidence? Is there enough information? Does the site offer links to resources that provide additional information? Evidence of Global Warming Works Cited and Transcript

Website Evaluation: Decoding the Ever-Changing Web http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3485479724 Two Types of Internet Open Internet Closed Internet
1. Anyone can edit, revise, add, and publish
2. Both reliable and unreliable information
3. Generally not reviewed by experts
4. NEEDS CLOSE EVALUATION BEFORE USING IN A PROJECT
Gravity Image
http://osopher.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/gravity-just-a-theory.jpg
Baby Image
http://cdn.sheknows.com/articles/2012/02/Sarah_Parenting/baby-names-baby-in-towel2.jpg
Works Cited Experts Picture
http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2010/12/29/business/dealprof/dealprof-custom2.jpg Internet Cables Picture http://www.iflookscouldkill.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/seacablehi.jpg
1. Only some people can publish
2. Generally reviewed by experts and publishers
3. Mostly reliable information
4. Does not need to be as carefully evaluated
Peer Review Picture
http://www.artsci.washington.edu/newsletter/WinterSpring02/photos/IWP-peer%20review.JPG Handshake Image
http://www.theglitteringeye.com/images/TRUST_sign.gif
Clock Picture
http://assets1.bigthink.com/system/idea_thumbnails/47109/original/Time%20-%20good.jpg?1344607102
If I'm using the open Internet, how do I evaluate websites?
We must look deeper!
Internet Iceberg
Authority
Does the site provide information about the author?
Is the author considered an expert?
Can you contact the author?
Does the author show how he or she received the information?
Do the sources cited come from reliable domains like .gov or .edu?
What on earth is a domain?
Currency
Was the website published in the past 20 years?
Links still work!
Are most of the links, photos, and videos still working?
Objectivity
Does the website seemed biased toward one side of an issue?
Does the site provide more opinions than facts?
Is the website suggesting that you purchase anything because of the information provided? Might the publisher have an interest in presenting the information in a way that is not the whole truth?
Source: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/sun-on-earth/glob-warm.html
Fact: "Studies indicate that the average global surface temperature has increased by approximately 0.5-1.0°F (0.3-0.6°C) over the last century."
Opinion: "Global warming is stupid, and it's not real."
Source: None. It's an opinion. http://biased.website.com
Coverage
Accuracy
Is the purpose of the website to provide educational information?
Does the site use strong evidence?
Is there enough information?
Does the site offer links to resources that provide additional information?
Evidence of Global Warming
Google Image
http://www.kurzweilai.net/images/Google-logo1.jpg
Bing Logo
http://www.smartinsights.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/bing-logo.png
Culture Grams Logo
http://sllib.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/culturegrams.jpg
SIRS Discoverer Logo http://www.edmondschools.net/Portals/7/images/sirs%20discoverer.jpg
World Book Online Logo
http://www.brewsterladieslibrary.org/images/logowb.png
The Internet's Undersea World Image http://kelsocartography.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/seacablehi.jpg
Authority Images: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/19/technology/which-tablet-to-buy-among-dozens-confuses-shoppers.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
What on Earth is a Domain Video? www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg6-EPcNAo
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