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"The central work of life is interpretation." --Proverb Introduction: The Diversity of Information Information is a Commodity Available in Many Flavors Think about the magazine section in your local grocery store. If you reach out with your eyes closed and grab the first magazine you touch, you are about as likely to get a supermarket tabloid as you are a respected journal (actually more likely, since many respected journals don't fare well in grocery stores). Now imagine that your grocer is so accommodating that he lets anyone in town print up a magazine and put it in the magazine section. Now if you reach out blindly, you might get the Elvis Lives with Aliens Gazette just as easily as Atlantic Monthly or Time. Welcome to the Internet. As I hope my analogy makes clear, there is an extremely wide variety of material on the Internet, ranging in its accuracy, reliability, and value. Unlike most traditional information media (books, magazines, organizational documents), no one has to approve the content before it is made public. It's your job as a searcher, then, to evaluate what you locate, in order to determine whether it suits your needs. Information Exists on a Continuum of Reliability and Quality Information is everywhere on the Internet, existing in large quantities and continuously being created and revised. This information exists in a large variety of kinds (facts, opinions, stories, interpretations, statistics) and is created for many purposes (to inform, to persuade, to sell, to present a viewpoint, and to create or change an attitude or belief). For each of these various kinds and purposes, information exists on many levels of quality and reliability. It ranges from very good to very bad and includes every shade in between.
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Getting Started: Screening Information Pre-evaluation The first stage of evaluating your sources takes place before you do any searching. Take a minute to ask yourself what exactly you are looking for. Do you want facts, opinions (authoritative or just anyone's), reasoned arguments, statistics, narratives, eyewitness reports, descriptions? Is the purpose of your research to get new ideas, to find either factual or reasoned support for a position, to survey opinion, or something else? Once you decide on this, you will be able to screen sources much more quickly by testing them against your research goal. If, for example, you are writing a research paper, and if you are looking for both facts and well-argued opinions to support or challenge a position, you will know which sources can be quickly passed by and which deserve a second look, simply by asking whether each source appears to offer facts and well-argued opinions, or just unsupported claims. Source Selection Tip: Try to select sources that offer as much of the following information as possible: Author's Name Author's Title or Position Author's Organizational Affiliation Date of Page Creation or Version Author's Contact Information Some of the Indicators of Information Quality (listed below)
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Question 1 1.   This week's reading assignment begins with the proverb "The central work of life is interpretation". Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 2 1.   The author asserts that ". ..there is an extremely narrow set of material on the Internet, very consistent in accuracy,  reliability, and value". Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 3 1.   The author mentions five kinds of information available on the Internet: ". ..facts, opinions, stories, interpretations,  statistics". Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 4 1.   The author asserts that "The first stage of evaluating your sources takes place before you do any searching." Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 5 1.   The author asserts that "Very few scholarly journal articles pass through a peer review process". Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 6 1.   The author asserts that "Most educated people use grammar fairly well and check their work for spelling errors." Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 7
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1.   The author asserts that ". ..nineteenth-century American history books or literary anthologies can be highly educational  because they can function as comparisons with what is being written or anthologized now." Answer   True    False Question 8 1.   The author asserts that "There is no such thing as pure objectivity." Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 9 1.   The author lists "The author's level of education" as a problem to watch out for in the "Indicators of a Lack of Support"  section. Answer   True    False 10 points      Question 10 1.   The author uses the acronym CARS to mean "Credibility, Accuracy, Responsibility and Support". Answer   True    False
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