This short Website Evaluation Exercise is designed to give you some practice deciding whether articles found on the internet are appropriate for a college level research paper.
The librarian will divide the class into groups of four students each.
The librarian assigns your group one of the articles below (Web Pages to Evaluate).
Skim the article on your own (2-3 min.)
Work as a group to apply/answer the criteria question(s) on the right (Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages and Websites). (5 min.)
Be prepared to answer the criteria questions out loud as a group - you'll want to elect a spokesperson. (5 min.)
Evaluate the article based on the following criteria: