During this unit, you will:
1. Watch and take notes on the video below.
2. Review the checklists below. The checklists can help you ask the right questions to determine whether a specific type of web page meets the criteria discussed in the video.
NOTE: The checklists were created by Nan B. Adams, PhD., who summarized information from Web Wisdom: How to Evaluate and Create Information Quality on the Web by Jan Alexander & Marsha Ann Tate.
3. After reviewing the video and checklists above, take the Unit 1 Quiz.
Earlier in the semester, you came up with a research question to answer. You should watch the Guided Activities videos below with that question in mind. That is, these videos are preparing you to find and analyze web sites that will help you to answer your research question. After watching the Guided Activities, proceed to the Application Activities section below.
To apply what you have learned in this unit:
IMPORTANT THING ONE: The information you write for Step 4 should be posted as a reply to the forum and should not be an attachment.
IMPORTANT THING TWO: Before you submit your forum assignment, attach the documents you completed for Steps 1 and 3.
If you have questions about this assignment, please post them to the Q&A forum in our Canvas course.