Evaluation Exercises

Examine the site carefully, keeping in mind the ABCDE criteria.

Jot down anything that looks good, unusual, or suspicious, and be prepared to talk about it at the end of the exercise.

  1. If a family member was diagnosed with cancer, would you use the following website to find information about the type of cancer and treatment options? Why or why not?
    http://www.oncolink.org

  2. If you were having trouble sleeping, would you use the following website to find information about the pros and cons of melatonin? Why or why not?
    http://www.melatonin.com

  3. If you were interested in finding out more about a political candidate, would you use the following website? Why or why not?
    http://votesmart.org

  4. If you were assigned to write a paper about the movement to establish English as the official language of the U.S., would you use the following website? Why or why not?
    https://www.pbs.org/speak/seatosea/officialamerican/englishonly

  5. If you were investigating the problem of overfishing, would you use the following website? Why or why not?
    http://oceana.org