Evaluating Sources: Recommended Activities from Other Sites


Recommended Evaluation Activities from Other Sites

Evaluating & Complicating Audience on the Web A lesson designed to get students thinking about the real and intended audiences of web texts by analyzing publication venues and comment replies.
Researching a Controversy Using Twitter Students use their own Twitter accounts to follow accounts related to their research topics. Students learn the difference between library resources and online resources like daily news, blogs, and opinion.
In-Class Evaluations of Short Videos Students work in groups to evaluate short videos using particular evaluation criteria.
Making Sense of Scholarly Journal Abstracts A brief activity to help students understand how to read and interpret abstracts for scholarly journals.
Evaluating the Interwebz An activity to help students to evaluate and think critically about the appropriateness of web sources for use in research.