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The CRAAP test : Evaluating Web Resources
http://libguides.library.ncat.edu/content.php?pid=53820&sid=394505
The CRAAP test : Evaluating Web Resources
This is a multidisciplinary guide on evaluating research sources, especially resources found on the World Wide Web.
By scoring each category on a scale from 1 to 10 (1 = worst, 10=best possible) you can give each site a grade on a 50 point scale for how high-quality it is!
45 - 50 Excellent | 40 - 44 Good | 35 - 39 Average | 30 - 34 Borderline Acceptable | Below 30 - Unacceptable
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Is this YouTube Video a Hoax?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoJ-vyEAOww&feature=youtu.be
Thailand elephants eat the iPhone.
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Choosing Internet Resources [UNESCO]
https://bit.ly/LInhCO
Choosing Internet Resources [UNESCO]
How can teachers assess the validity and authority of internet resources? This section provides links to articles and websites that help teachers to determine which internet resources are reliable.
Some websites define evaluation criteria, such as: appropriateness of content to the audience, authenticity and authority of the source, and affiliation of the author. Other sites focus on copyright issues.
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Find/Evaluate Web Sites, Blogs, Wikis and More
https://bit.ly/mzh8T5
Find/Evaluate Web Sites, Blogs, Wikis and More
After completing an exercise or going through an interactive online information literacy tutorial, or after reading through evaluative criteria, all students will apply three or more evaluative criteria in order to select useful information available through the Web.
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Validating Information Rubric
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/file/view/validating+rubric.pdf
Validating Information Rubric
This is a rubric for validating information sources. This is the process of referencing and authenticating data from multiple valid sources.
With the emergence of Web 2.0 Technologies anyone can publish anything in formats that appear valid. Key elements of validating the information is reporting the information source, accessing multiple information sources and information type, creating linkage between the information sources and making decisions on the validity of information based on this process.
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Information Fluency Teacher Resource Kits
https://bit.ly/mFiBls
Information Fluency Teacher Resource Kits
Evaluating the information in webpages
Drop these course materials into your online classes, library- medial kiosks, or school webpages.
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Moreofit finds you similar websites
http://www.moreofit.com/
Moreofit finds you similar websites
Moreofit is the first (and best) website similarity search engine. Give moreofit a website you're interested in, and it'll suggest to you alternative highly related and popular websites to explore.
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Secure Websites in Plain English
https://www.commoncraft.com/video/secure-websites
Secure Websites in Plain English
These days websites make security a priority, but it is hard to know when a website is secure, or what makes it so. This video teaches the basics of website security and how to recognize a secure site.
* An overview of the most common security threats
* How SSL encryption works
* How to recognize a secure connection
* In which situations security is most important
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WooRank
https://www.woorank.com/
WooRank evaluates Web sites based on 50 criteria in an automated fashion, free of charge, and provides helpful SEO and other tips.
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All About Explorers
https://www.allaboutexplorers.com/
All About Explorers was developed by a group of teachers as a means of teaching students about the Internet.
Although the Internet can be a tremendous resource for gathering information about a topic, we found that students often did not have the skills to discern useful information from worthless data.
So we set out to develop a series of lessons for elementary age students in which we would demonstrate that just because it is out there for the searching does not mean it is worthwhile.
Important Note
This is a site designed to get students to question the authenticity of information on the web ... ask yourself if the info is true ... (check the teachers notes)
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Checking the accuracy of information on a web page
http://21cif.com/members/access-denied
Why should we check the accuracy of information on a web page?
The accuracy of factual information can help you judge the credibility of the author. Accuracy of information can also provide clues to possible bias in the resource under investigation.
Don't rely on first impressions. Ask Questions!
How can you check the accuracy of information on a web page?
Triangulation of Data: This is a standard for serious research. Find at least three sources that agree on the same data point. If you can't find three credible resources that confirm the data, be suspicious.
Is it Accurate? Shall we play a game? Try this interactive micromodule companion for a hands on experience in determining the accuracy of web-based information. Test your skills at:
-finding embedded evidence
-checking evidence for accuracy
-triangulation of data
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Evaluating Internet Resources
https://www.eduscapes.com/tap/topic32.htm
Evaluating Internet Resources
How do I evaluate the quality of websites?
How can I teach students to evaluate websites?
Where can I find checklists for evaluation?
There's lots of good information on the Internet, but you will also find opinions, misconceptions, and inaccurate information. How do you judge the quality of Internet resources?
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/infolit/seo/
This is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) area on Shambles for those webmasters that want to evaluate their website Relative Importance/Visibility in Search Engines and also .. The Potential Strength/Ability of a Page to Rank in the Search Engines
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Evaluating Web Pages: Course
http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/evaluating-resources
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask .. a course.
UC Berkeley - Teaching Library Internet Workshops
Techniques for Web Evaluation | indicators of quality information | Rationale for Evaluating What You Find on the Web |
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Website Evaluation Forms on Shambles
http://www.shambles.net/files/evalwww/
Website Evaluation Forms that can be downloaded from the file area on Shambles
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Purportal
http://purportal.com/
Purportal : provides search access to five of the Web's leading debunking sites | links to other sites about hoaxes, frauds, rumors, and false virus scares |
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Evaluating Online Information
https://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr194.shtml
Fact, Fiction, or Opinion? Evaluating Online Information
In Thinking Critically About Web Page Content, Michigan State University reference librarian Terry Link suggests examining the following factors when evaluating the quality of a Web site:
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I Read It on the Internet! -- Teaching About Web Literacy
https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson230.shtml
I Read It on the Internet! -- Teaching About Web Literacy
Can you trust everything you read on the Internet? Can you trust anything you read on the Internet? Teach your kids which Web sites to trust!
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True or False? - lesson plan
https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp230_05.shtml
True or False? - lesson plan
Students complete a tutorial on Web literacy and use what they learn to determine the reliability of Web site content.
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TEEM - Teachers Evaluated Teaching Materials
http://teemeducation.org.uk/
Established in 1998, TEEM is the leading independent evaluation service for educational digital content in the UK.
TEEM provides teachers with free access to independent, classroom-based evaluations of educational digital content, including CD-ROMs, free and subscription websites and multicurricular websites.
Because TEEM-trained classroom teachers write these evaluations, readers can be sure that they are receiving impartial, thorough and reliable advice.
TEEM holds a simple brief: to give teachers reliable and objective evaluations of educational multimedia that they can trust. TEEM evaluations enable teachers to source and use multimedia with confidence. Once edited, the results are published on the TEEM website, there are over 750 titles of Key Stage 1 - 4 materials available. TEEM is developing the evaluation of Foundation Stage and Post-16 digital content.
TEEM has also produced a series of highly successful evaluations of hardware, including PCs, laptops, whiteboards, printers and projectors.
The TEEM website is free to all users!
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Critically Analyzing Information Sources
https://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/services/research/guides/skill
Critically Analyzing Information Sources
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Top Ten Web-Design Mistakes of 2002
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/top-ten-web-design-mistakes-of-2002/
Top Ten Web-Design Mistakes of 2002
Summary: - Every year brings new mistakes. In 2002, several of the worst mistakes in Web design related to poor email integration. The number one mistake, however, was lack of pricing information, followed by overly literal search engines.
As the Web grows, websites continue to come up with ways to annoy users. Following are ten design mistakes that were particularly good at punishing users and costing site owners business in 2002.
This list should help when evaluating web sites.
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Web pages that suck
http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com/
Where you learn good Web design by looking at bad Web design.
website | webpage | design | evaluation | review | internet |
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Evaluating Internet Resources
https://eduscapes.com/tap/topic32.htm
Evaluating Internet Resources
Explore three favorite examples of why evaluation is so important.
Should we ban dihydrogen monoxide (DHMO)?
Mankato Minnesota Home Page, New Hartford
Burmese Mountain Dog
Students need to learn to evaluate the quality of information they find on the web as well as other information resources such as books, magazines, CD-ROM, and television.
Ask students to be skeptical of everything they find. Encourage them to compare and contrast different information resources.
Evaluating | websites | www | internet | resources |
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Evaluating the Quality of Info on Inet
https://virtualchase.justia.com/other-resources/information-quality/
IQ stands for Information Quality .... can you detect the IQ of a website ... you will find help here.
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