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Website Evaluation Workshop: The Internet

Keep in Mind

Anyone can publish a website. 

 

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There is no editorial or review process in order to publish web material. 

How Google Works

More Bang for Your Buck?

In Google, a search on cheetah running speed returns 2,600,000 results -- but does it really? Try accessing the 2,600,000 result. 

 

Website Extensions

.com - Commercial

(amazon.com, cnn.com, about.com)

.org - Nonprofit organization

(cancer.org, flalibb.org)

.edu - Education sites

(Valenciacollege.edu)

.mil - Military sites

(marines.mil, navy.mil)

.gov - Government sites

(cdc.gov, whitehouse.gov)

Pro/Con

Activity: Find a website with the URL extension given to your row. List 2 pros and 1 con of using that website.