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Evaluating Bias in Online Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

What are common biases we deal with today? Some bias remarks are very clear like racism, sexism, elitism, favoritism and of course ethnic discrimination. Intelligence, beauty, physical ability and religious biases are all present as well. Bias can also be part of a point of view that includes personal preference, politics, and likes and dislikes. […]

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Evaluating Information Based on Authorship

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Authorship is perhaps the most important criterion that is used in evaluating information. So much information is available, and because that information can appear to be somewhat anonymous, it is necessary to develop skills to evaluate what you find. When you use a research or library, the books, journals and other resources have already been […]

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Evaluating Print Information Versus Online Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Evaluating information is important to make sure that the content you are reading is valid and from a true and reliable source. Evaluating information is easy to do, but it does depend on where you are getting the data from. If you are exploring information on the Internet, evaluating this information is different than evaluating […]

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Evaluating Web Page Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2008

The Internet is a vast marketplace full of information, both good and bad. How do you know if the web page information you are obtaining is valid? Here are a few tips to help you evaluate web pages: Start with the URL- This is an easy way to evaluate web page information. Here are the […]

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Evaluating Online Information’s Validity

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2008

The information we gather from the Internet and other sources is constantly changing. Information in the field of science is one topic that is continually updated, so how can you be sure the current information is valid? The information published on the web is particularly vulnerable to faulty authors or out-dated material. Here are some […]

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No Hassle Information Evaluation Online

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2008

Gathering information on a particular topic takes time! After you have gathered all the information you need, it is time to evaluate the information. This can be a lengthy process for some people, but let’s discuss how you can evaluate information with no hassle. Start with the scope of the book, article, or web site. […]

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