In this video, you will create a table in your document to help you evaluate the credibilityof your article.
Sometimes it's obvious that a website is trying to get you to do something, like click ona link, buy a product, or share your personal information.
But most of the time, it's not so easy to determine if a source is credible or not.
Sometimes online content can seem credible -- it can have an impressive layout or lookprofessional, but it may have been written by someone who doesn't know much about thetopic.
Or, the author could be biased.
Bias is an unfair preference for some ideas or opinions over others.
Asking the five W questions Who wrote the article?
What is the author's point of view? When was the article written? Where does the author get their information?
and Why did the author write this? Will help you make a thorough evaluationof the credibility of your articleTo make it easier to answer these questions and evaluate your article, create a tablein your document.
Make a table with two rows and five columns.
In the next videos, you will answer the five W questions for the article.
In the left column of the table, type the questions:Who wrote the article?, What is the author’s point of view?,When was the article written?, Where does the author source get their itsinformation?, And Why did the author write this?
Leave the right-hand column blank for now.
You will complete it in the following videos.
Move on to the next video to begin evaluating the credibility of your article.
Now, it’s your turn: Create a table with two columns and five rows,And in the left column of the table, type the five “W” questions.
1. Introduction to Evaluate Credibility of Online Sources
2. Find an Article and Add It to a Document
3. Create a Table to Evaluate a Source
4. Answer “Who?” and “What?”
5. Answer “When?”, “Where?”, and “Why?”
6. Decide if Your Source Is Credible
7. Evaluate Credibility of Online Sources Wrap-Up
8. Extensions: Evaluate Credibility of Online Sources