Michael on November 10, 2013

I am glad to see that I am not the only one to chicken out of hand-coding HTML. That was lots of ‘fun’ but very time consuming. I also decided to use Wix.com I was concerned about my site being mistaken for a real site, so (thanks to Paula) I let be known that it […]

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Michael on October 8, 2013

Evaluating  http://mediasmarts.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/lesson-plan/Lesson_Pornography_Debate_Controversy_Advertising.pdf using Kelly’s criteria. Currency When was the site last updated?  – 2012 [GOOD] Are there broken links? – NONE [GOOD] Authority Who maintains the site? Can you contact the site owner? – Mediasmarts. Yes [GOOD] Is the author’s name on the site? Is the author an expert?  – Yes. Yes. [GOOD] Does the site link to other […]

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Michael on October 8, 2013

4.1 I would look at 4 criteria in the following order: 1. Check out the URL examine the extension – .ac & .edu [academic, educational – OK]; .gov, .country [gov’t, .ca, .uk, etc. – OK]; .org, .net [suspect] go back  in steps to home page, check contact information (about us), address (P.O. Box?) : delete […]

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