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Organizational & Technical Communication - COMM115 - Final Project
Research resources for the final project in Organizational & Technical Communication.
How do you know a source is appropriate for a college level project? Using skills and experience you already have, think about the following questions:
How can you tell if an information source is AUTHORITATIVE?
How do you know that the information on a website is ACCURATE?
How can you find out the PURPOSE of a website?
What is a good websiteYOU have used for research? (not necessarily for this assignment) (Also, not Google!)
Evaluating online sources
The following video discusses the idea of lateral reading, or moving horizontally off of a webpage onto other webpages (instead of moving vertically up and down the page), to learn more about the publisher or source. This technique can help you determine whether a page is trustworthy and appropriate for research.