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How to Determine a Website’s Credibility – 4 Tips

Tips to assure accurate Credibility

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When conducting research on the web, how can you really be sure what you’re reading is accurate?

This is an important question to consider especially when researching the web for a school project or essay.So here are four questions to ask yourself to help you determine a website’s credibility:

Who is the Author?
Find out who authored the content.Once you determine who developed the content, you can then think about any biases they might have toward the content they are producing.

Who do they link to?
It’s easier to trust a website if they link to credible sources to back up their work.If the website is linking to websites filled with ads, be wary of the content.Authority websites should link to other trusted websites.

Is the website filled with errors?
Spelling errors, grammar mistakes, and broken links are a sure sign that something fishy is going…

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Starting Off Right!

Start your day of right!

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You have an opportunity to learn more new, exciting things! Whichever course you are in, I promise there are things that you can do to make it run smoothly. Here are some tips I use for my own studies.

The Syllabus

It’s good to print or save a copy of this document to your desktop. It’s also very important that you read the document; it gives you an idea of how much time you will need to give to a particular course. For instance, some courses have light reading; others have not so light reading. If this course syllabus doesn’t have as much heavy reading, you’re more likely to know you can fit it in a smaller time slot.

If you have multiple courses, this will be a really good way to see how much time you need to give to each course.

Time Management

We understand that most of…

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“A.S.P.I.R.E.” A Study System

A.S.P.I.R.E.
Never forget this!

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Aspire A : Approach/attitude/arrange
  • Approach your studies with a positive attitude
  • Arrange your schedule to eliminate distractions

S: Select/survey/scan

  • Select a reasonable chunk of material to study
  • Survey the headings, graphics, pre- and post questions to get an overview
  • Scan the text for keywords and vocabulary: mark what you don’t understand

P: Piece together the parts:

  • Put aside your books and notes
  • Piece together what you’ve studied, either alone, with a study pal or group:summarize what you understand.

I: Investigate/inquire/inspect:

  • Investigate alternative sources of information you can refer to: other text books, websites, experts, tutors, etc.
  • Inquire from support professionals (academic support, librarians, tutors, teachers, experts,) and other resources for assistance
  • Inspect what you did not understand.

R: Reexamine/reflect/relay

Reexamine the content | Reflect on the material | Relay understanding

  • Reexamine: What questions are there yet to ask? Is there something I am missing?
  • Reflect: How can I…

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The Twelve Days of Everest

These steps will help you success!

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On the first day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
A link to the ATSC.

On the second day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
Two Webinars,
And a link to the ATSC.

On the third day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
Three next term’s classes,
Two Webinars,
And a link to the ATSC.

On the fourth day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
Four perfect grades,
Three next term’s classes,
Two Webinars,
And a link to the ATSC.

On the fifth day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
Five APA cites,
Four perfect grades,
Three next term’s classes,
Two Webinars,
And a link to the ATSC.

On the sixth day of Christmas,
Everest sent to me
Six quizzes-a-taking,
Five APA cites,
Four perfect grades,
Three next term’s classes,
Two Webinars,
And a link…

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