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SLS 1122 (Osceola and Lake Nona) - NSE: Use It or Lose It?

This guide is designed to help students with research and resource evaluation as they complete assignments for the New Student Experience course on the Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses.

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Credible and Not Credible Sources

Use It or Lose It

Directions: Your Comp I professor has just assigned you a 10 page, informative report on a career of your choice. You are allowed to use the Internet. However, your professor warns that the sources must be credible.

You have decided to research how to become a teacher. Review the 5 websites listed on the Use it or Lose it exercise. Then place a check in the “use it” box if you would include the site in your paper or the “lose it” box if you would not include the site in your paper. 

 

Web Sites

Use it

Lose it

1. Landing Your First Teaching Job

 

 

2. The 100 Best Jobs

 

 

3. Love, Teach

 

 

4. Analyzing Factors Influencing Teaching as a Career Choice Using Structural Equation Modeling

 

 

5. High School Teachers

 

 

 

Directions: You have to pay for college yourself, but you can’t afford it all out-of-pocket. You want to do research about the various options for funding your education, but since this is such an important topic, you want to make sure you are only using credible sources.

Review the 5 websites listed on the Use it or Lose it exercise. Then place a check in the “Use It” box if you would listen to the advice from the website or place a check in the “Lose It” box if you do not think the site is a credible source of information.

 

Web Sites

Use It

Lose It

1.  Student Aid

 

 

2. What You Need to Know About Student Financial Aid for College

 

 

3. How to Fund College Without a College Savings Fund

 

 

4. How to Play the College Financial-Aid Game

 

 

5. Leaving Money On the Table

 

 

 
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