62 Evaluating Sources
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Your argument is only as strong as your sources. Some sources are much more persuasive than others. This week’s activity asks you to find two sources, a persuasive source and a not-so-persuasive source, and to evaluate them both. The Source Evaluation Checklist will give you criteria for your evaluation.
Step 1 – Read Resources on Evaluating Sources
Writing Commons – What Might be a More Credible, Reliable Source?
Excelsior College OWL – Evaluating Sources
Writer’s Handbook – Evaluating Sources
Step 2 – Watch the video and read up on on of these topics below.
Video – Earth. Parts – Scientific approach to problems, skepticism, critical thinking