Expand Your Power: Information Literacy Workshop
Scire ubi aliquid invenire possis, ea demum maxima pars eruditionis est
(To know where you can find anything, that in short is the largest part of learning). -- Anonymous.
- ABCs of Web Evaluation
- Kathy Schrock gives sound advice and guidance on her page, complete with handouts in pdf format and with bogus sites for practice.
- Evaluating Web Pages: A WebQuest
- Joyce Valenza created a useful tool to use with high school students, adding suggestions for elementary and middle school students.
- Evaluating Web Pages - Duke University Guide to Library Research
- Duke’s comprehensive research and evaluation pages may be appealing for the high school students.
- Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask - UC Berkeley
- The form provided is useful for high school but the essay, “Rationale for Evaluating What You Find on the Web” is excellent for teachers in particular.
- Evaluation Rubrics for Websites - Loogootee Elementary West
- The site provides tools to enable students, at various academic levels, to evaluate and create websites based on their content, design, and credibility.
- ICYouSEE: T is for Thinking
- John R. Henderson at Ithaca College devised a presentation for students to discriminate when using web pages and other resources. Critical thinking is the operative phrase for the advice he renders.
- Internet Quality WWW Virtual Library
- This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources, particularly those on the Internet. It is intended to be particularly useful to librarians and others who are selecting sites to include in an information resource guide, or informing users as to the qualities they should use in evaluating Internet information.
- Sample Evaluation Forms - Virginia Tech
- VT’s “Bibliography for Evaluating Web Information” provides an interactive module for critically thinking about free searching on the web. In addition, there are a number of sample web evaluation forms, bibliographic references, and links to a number of web sites to put evaluation into practice.
- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
- New Mexico State University Library mounted a page of criteria along with selected bogus web sites.
Home || General Education/Information Sources || Citations || Collaboration
Copyright/Plagiarism || Pathfinders/Webquests || Research Methods || Serials On-line
Standards || Terminology || Web Tutorials|| About the Training
John L. Emerick, Director
Division of School Library Media Services
Pennsylvania Department of Education
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Last updated: 20 February 2003