Best Practices for Internet Research

Best practices for internet research

174: Best practices for Internet Research

Veldorah Rice from Write From the Heart is our guest in this episode and she shares some best practices for internet research.

This is the outline of the episode – be sure to listen to hear these points explained.

1. Benefits of Internet Research
a. Convenience
b. Amount of information
c. Easy to insert in writing

2. Problems with Internet Research
a. Accuracy/Bias – be sure to listen to our episode on Media Bias if you haven’t already.
b. Scholarship
c. Sifting through volume

3. Checking Internet Sites
a. URL ending
b. “About us” page
c. Special caution for Wikipedia

4. Other Online Sources
a. Library Subscription Services

Tie in:

Be sure to take a look at the English classes (including AP classes) Veldorah offers for middle and high schoolers. You can also find Veldorah on Facebook and Instagram.

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