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Websites to use for evaluation purposes

A listing of many websites that can be used in teaching students how to evaluate web search results.

Evaluating Websites

Sometimes we're unhappy with the critical thinking students use when they select websites for their research. The key is to teach students how to evaluate these sites. The sites on this guide have been selected to assist in this instruction. Some of them are obviously hoaxes; others are more difficult to determine. The sites are listed in three different ways: by their usefulness in evaluating certain aspects of websites, in their subject areas, and alphabetically.


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