CONTENT: evaluate web pages criteria, checklists and guidelines for analysis of types of Web pages: advocacy, news and links to “Actual Pages as Examples” for discussion of authority, accuracy, objectivity MEDIUM/TIME: video/8:45 ASSESSMENT: exercise form NOTES: While this is a long video, it includes real life examples of the evaluation process. Why Hunter Librarians like it: recommended by Anne Raimes Additional evaluation materials available here: http://www.widener.edu/about/campus_resources/wolfgram_library/evaluate/original.aspx
CONTENT: shows how to evaluate web sites by asking who, what why, when, and how MEDIUM/TIME: animated tutorial/self-paced (approx 10 mins) ASSESSMENT: some assessment built-in NOTES: Animation is a bit old-fashioned, but accessible information (and practice) in evaluating web sources Why Hunter Librarians like it: interactive tutorial that uses real world examples showing credible and bogus websites; students actually connect to web sites and answer questions.
CONTENT: Checklist of criteria for thoroughly evaluating a web page MEDIUM/TIME: html flat file, with links ASSESSMENT: (N/A) NOTES: Dense -- perhaps too dense -- with information Why Hunter Librarians like it: Hunter Reading Writing Center links to it; by nationally recognized librarian who's authority on teachinig web site evaluation.
CONTENT: evaluating the quality of content on the Web with links to guides on Web sites, document repositories, Blogs & Wikis, Social networking sites, Multimedia sites MEDIUM/TIME: print format tip sheet with links to guides ASSESSMENT: N/A NOTES: This page is gradually becoming out-dated (2009) Why Hunter Librarians like it: recommended by Anne Raimes
CONTENT: How to evaluate web pages (based on C&RL News article, 1998; updated 2010) MEDIUM/TIME: HTML/self-paced ASSESSMENT: none NOTES: Information checklist Why Hunter Librarians like it: Instructors might use this to underpin a discussion of web evaluation, in lieu of a DLO
CONTENT: Looking for "ethos" or credibility on websites. MEDIUM/TIME: Video/6:19 ASSESSMENT: None NOTES: Nice tone and thorough,but not as effective as some of our other videos Why Hunter Librarians like it: User submitted