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Drama: 54-171: Basic Design: 20th Century Visual Arts Practitioners: Evaluate a web site

Evaluate a web site

This checklist will be helpful to you when evaluating a web site.

Authority
What is the SOURCE of the information?
Who created the site and information on the site?
What are her/his/ their credentials?
Is there an institutional affiliation?
Is the author qualified to present information on this topic?  

Accuracy   
How accurate/credible is the information provided?
Is the content the original creation of the author?
Is information taken from other sources and properly credited?
Have you checked the information provided against other sources to test accuracy?


Objectivity
Is the information fact or opinion?
Is there evidence of bias?
Is the information essentially for advertisement or promotional purposes?

Currency
When was the information published?
Is the information current or outdated?

Coverage
How comprehensive is the information?
Does the information summarize or reproduce                                
        information available elsewhere?

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