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BADM: 299/298 Business Analytics: Evaluate

Methods of Evaluation

Website Evaluation: PATS

Guidelines for evaluating websites:

Purpose

  • Why was this source created? 
  • What audience was it created for?
  • Is it scholarly or popular? Does this matter?

Authority

  • Who is the author? A person? A corporation?
  • What are the author's qualifications for writing on this subject?

Timeliness

  •  Is there a date?
  •  When was the content last updated?

Scope

  • Does it give too much or too little information?
  • How specific is the information provided?

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ENGL 101, Seeger, SOURCE EVALUATION video