Evaluating Sources- Culture Education in Public Schools.

Evaluating Sources

Instructions: 1. Select a topic from the options below. 2. Then locate 10 sources to evaluate, with at least 5 of them being credible/reputable.  3. See the attached documents. There is a PDF version of one source analysis worksheet, and a Word Document version with 10 copies of the worksheet. Use the Word Document version if possible. Another option, if you are unable to use or view Word, is to view the PDF version and use this to create an identical (as close as possible) worksheet.

  Topic Options: Patient Choice Climate Change and Health Right to Healthcare Housing the Homeless as a Health Issue Consent Culture Education in Public Schools. Current & Credible Ten of your sources must be current, meaning no more than 5 years old.  At least four of the sources must have been published within the past year (no older than 12 months before the date this project is submitted).

Further Instructions

At least five of your sources must be considered highly credible/reputable. If you are using any resources such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Then make sure that you are accessing information that has been updated recently. You can have more than 10 sources if you wish. You can include sources older than 5 years, but at least 10 of the sources must have been published no longer than 5 years ago (and 4 of those no more than one year ago).     Places to locate articles/information with limited bias. Reuters Associated Press Pew Research NPR Al Jazeera C-SPAN (watch the original recordings yourself instead of relying on second-hand summaries)   “Limited bias” doesn’t mean no bias! .

You still need to carefully evaluate each source, even when from peer-reviewed journals!. If you want to use a source from anywhere other than the places listed above. Contact your instructor with this request, providing reasoning. Scenario of when this would be approved.  It could be that you wish to show how the mass media is portraying your topic in a biased or misleading way, and you wish to quote a less-reputable source to illustrate this.    Submit Assignment Submit this assignment as a single document. This can be the Word document version of the worksheet that you have filled out with the 10 sources you found, or it can be a PDF.

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