Evaluating Sources by Relevance, Date & Credibility

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Which word means to assess the value of something?

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1. Which category of assessment refers to the time the information was gathered and shared?

2. What is bias and what category of evaluation does it affect?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Source relevance and credibility can be difficult to discern in the Information Age. So this quiz and worksheet will help analyze your understanding of how to determine source reliability. Questions will focus on terms associated with and the process of determining credibility of sources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will test you on:

  • Term for assessing the value of something
  • Assessment category focused on timeliness of information
  • Bias definition and effect
  • Importance of source evaluation
  • Category associated with importance of the topic

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related source credibility lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different categories for assessing source material
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about terms associated with credibility assessments

Additional Learning

If you want to find out more about determining source credibility, check out the corresponding lesson titled Evaluating Sources by Relevance, Date & Credibility. The lesson will go over the following key topics:

  • Technical definition of a source and how it applies in the Information Age
  • Relevance, date, credibility: The three key criteria to assess any source
  • Importance and role of all three criteria to an Age of Technology
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