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credibility chart - the believability of its contents?...

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Assessing the Credibility of Internet sites about ____________________________________ (topic) Name of Site and URL: ___________________________________________________ Your Name(s): _________________________ Reasons for Confidence Reasons for Doubting Evidence from site Implications for Believability Evidence from site Implications for Believability Authorship What do we know of the creators of the site that might affect the believability of its contents? Sponsorship What do we know of the individual(s) or group(s) who sponsored the site that might affect
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Unformatted text preview: the believability of its contents? Sources of ideas What do we know about how information was obtained and verified that might affect the believability of its contents? Indicators of care Does the sites presentation style, tone and format provide clues about the believability of its contents? From: Roland Case, Making Critical Thinking an Integral Part of Electronic Research. In School Libraries in Canada: Library Skills Sowing Seeds for Lifelong Learning. Vol. 22(4). 2003. p.15. The Critical Thinking Consortium...
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