Can I Use This? Evaluating Your Sources Content and Learning Outcomes
Can I Use This? Evaluation Your Sources gives students a 5 "W" Framework that they can use to evaluate sources that they find throughout the course of their research. It is a video-based tutorial that takes 30 minutes on average to complete.
By the end of the tutorial, students should be able to
identify different types of authority
recognize that authoritative content comes in many forms
assess the fit between their needs and resources
The video has five modules based on the 5 "W" Framework:
Why & Conclusion
To test comprehension of the concepts, there are three quizzes at the end of modules 2, 4, and 5. In these quizzes, students are provided a sample resource and asked to apply questions from the modules to the resource. The quizzes result in a mark out of ten.