Essay about Gathering and Evaluating Information

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Appendix I

Strategies for Gathering Information

Fill in the following information for each of your sources:

• List the APA reference citation for the source. • Determine the credibility of the source. Consider the following criteria:

o What is the purpose and affiliation of the organization or author related to the article? o What are the author’s credentials? o Is the information current? When was the information last updated? o Does the information cross-reference with other sources? o Does the source contain bias without evidence to support the claim?

• Explain in at least two to four sentences what information you can gather from this source.

|Source (formatted consistent
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|tablets had on the |
| | |students and the |
| | |schools. |
| |This source is |The article is about |
|Young, R. (2012). Schools abandon textbooks to go all iPad. Retrieved from |credible. It is a |how a principal help |
|http://www.hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/03/23/schools-textbooks-ipads |radio show. The host|his school save money |
| |of the radio show |by switching from |
| |interviewed the |traditional means of |