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EDSGN 100: Introduction to Engineering Design- DeSimone

Resources for Dr. DeSimone's EDSGN 100 project

Evaluating Information

Think critically about web sites and print resources.  

  • AuthorityWho is the author or creator?  What are their credentials for this topic?
  • Content: What is the author's bias? Who was the information written for?
  • CurrencyWhat is the publication date?  When was the website last updated? Does this matter for your topic?
  • ValidityIs the information accurate or valid?  Are there references to other works that support the information?
  • Publisher: Do they have a good reputation?

Evaluating Web Sources

Use the Rubric above to evaluate the following web resources on SDG and Handwashing. 

Be prepared to talk about if these sources are appropriate for your research, who the author's are, why they are experts, etc.