COM/156 UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION II
April 14, 2013
Associate Level Material
Strategies for Gathering and Evaluating Sources
Evaluate three sources for your final project by filling in the information below. Your responses here will provide the information you need to complete the annotated bibliography for your Week Three assignment.
|Source Information | | | |University of Phoenix Library | |Cullen, P. (2012, Sep 13). Genetic test to predict autism in children. Irish Times. Retrieved from | |http://search.proquest.com/docview/1039138420?accountid=35812 | | |
|Questions to Consider |Answers (one sentence each should suffice) | |Is the author affiliated with an organization related to the subject |No, the author is not affiliated with and organization related to the | |of the article? (Does he or she have an ulterior motive?) |subject. | |What is the author’s experience with the subject, including related |The author is just a health correspondent for the newspaper. He deals | |academic or professional credentials? (Is he or she qualified to |with health related news, he is not qualified to interpret the | |interpret and explain the complexities of the subject?) |complexities of the subject. | |Does this article report on information experienced by the author, or|The article does not report information experienced by the author. The| |is it a summary or retelling of information from other sources? (How |author mentions the new test available and how effective is the test | |close is the author to the actual information?) |when used to diagnosed children. | |Is the information current? When was the information published or |Yes, the information is current. The information was published | |last updated? (Might there be resources with more current |September 13, 2012. | |information?) | | |In general, does the information in the source article match with |The information matches information from other resources, and can be | |information found in other sources, or is it different or unique? |confirmed with other sources as well. | |(Can this information be confirmed by more sources than just this | | |one?) | | |Does the source make any claims without evidence to support them? |No, the source does not make any claims without evidence to support | | |them. It mentions where the study information came from. | |What makes this source credible? |The information comes from a newspaper. It also mentions the name of a| |...
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