Education Key Words / Hot Topics
|Assessment / Grading|
|Common Core||No Child Left Behind (NCLB)|
|Differentiated Instruction||Race to the Top|
|For Profit Schools||School Choice|
|Inequality in Education||School Vouchers|
|Improving Teacher Quality||Standardized Testing|
|Inclusion / Mainstreaming||Teacher Evaluation|
How do you know a website is reliable?
Evaluating a Website
How can you tell that a web site you would like to use for your research is reliable? Because of the open nature of web publishing (most anyone can post information to a web site and make it look professional) it is especially important that you understand how to evaluate a website for credibility before citing it in your research. Answering the following questions about a website provides one with the necessary information to make a determination about the accuracy and validity of the information retrieved.