T is for Thinking: the ICYouSee Guide To Critical Thinking
Look at details.
| Internal clues can tell you much
about a Web page. Check for the obvious things, such as good grammar
and correct spelling. Note how well the page is organized and how
recently it has been updated.
may help a Web page look more
interesting, but do they serve any purpose other than decoration? Just
as you should be able to differentiate popular magazines with their colorful
photographs and ads from scholarly journals with their more austere look and
lengthy texts, you can begin to evaluate a
website by its design.
If many of the links are dead, that's a sign the page may not be current. Ads now seem to appear where they never did before, but nature and number of ads may be very informative about the content of a website.
You can also check out the site by looking up the site and seeing what other websites have to say about it.
Questions to think about:
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