Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate

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If you were researching the first smartphone introduced by Apple, what source would provide the most relevant information on the topic?

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1. What steps should to be taken to ensure information is verifiable?

2. The issue of fake news has been a hot topic since the presidential election of 2016. What should you look for when searching for unbiased coverage of any story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will quickly gauge your understanding of what goes into reliable research. You will be quizzed on verifiable and relevant information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • Verifiable information
  • Relevant information
  • Definition of credentials
  • Unbiased information
  • Finding relevant information that is credible

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding reliable information and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding credentials
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding unbiased information

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson, Reliable Research: How to Determine If a Source is Credible & Accurate. This lesson will help you:

  • Compare and contrast biased and unbiased information
  • Determine what verifiable information is
  • Describe characteristics of relevant information
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