Evaluating: Tutorial for Info Power (TIP)
This presentation provides information about how to determine the quality of information sources, namely, by examining five different factors (currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose). An example research question is used as the basis for a quiz, which allows learners to gauge their understanding of these criteria one by one. The text also incorporates images to illustrate key points.
This digital learning object has been chosen by the CSU ICT/Information Literacy Learning Objects Initiative due to its quality and minimal conformity to the committees criteria. For more information about the criteria used to evaluate the digital learning object, please visit: http://teachingcommons.cdl.edu/ictliteracy/index.html