Ealth Ed Assignment 3 Webliography Analyzing Health Information

Evaluating Health Information on the Internet

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2. Review each of the health information sites listed.

3. Locate one Internet source that provides information about health or caring for ones health. You may choose to use Appendix C in your textbook to find an Internet source. The Internet site should be related to one of the following Content Areas: nutrition, growth& development, emotional health, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, communicable and chronic diseases, or environmental health. Your first step will be to search the Internet for the relevant site.

4. You will then review and evaluate the sites. Using the Internet evaluation tool provided, evaluate the sites. Using the scoring key below, indicate the extent to which each site meets the criteria for a credible source of health information. In the Documentation column, write what about the sites lead you to your conclusion. Type your answers into the template.
Scoring Key
4: Meets all criteria
3: Meets most criteria
2: Meets some criteria
1: Doesnt meet criteria

DIRECTIONS: PART B
Write a summary of the analysis made For each site, indicate

1. What was an aha moment or something new you learned from this website, such as a statistic, fact, or other knowledge?
2. Summary of your evaluation of this website:

DIRECTIONS: PART CCOMPARE AND CONTRAST REPORT
Compare and contrast the three sites. List strengths and weaknesses of each. State your personal assessment of the sites including the usefulness and/or ease of using them. Justify your claims with data from your analysis. The paper should be 2-3 pages in length, typed, double-spaced, exclusive of references. Paper must follow APA format in headings, citations, and references

Site #1
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Scoring

Criteria
4
3
2
1
Documentation
EXAMPLE:
Quality

x

The date of the last posting was 2001
Provider
Run by experts in the field
Clearly stated purpose
Contact information provided

2. Funding
Doesnt favor sponsor
Ads are clearly labeled
Ads are separate from the article/information

3. Quality
Editorial policy available
Expert source of data
Current
References posted
No product claims

Privacy
Personal information not requested.
If requested, states how used

ANALYSIS

What was an aha moment or something new you learned from this website, such as a statistic, fact, or other knowledge?

Summary of your evaluation of this website

Site # 3
Directions:
Select a health topic of your choosing.
Search the Internet for one source of information about the topic.
Complete the table below, making sure to include the URL for the source of information you reviewed.
URL:

Scoring

Criteria
4
3
2
1
Documentation
EXAMPLE:
Quality

x

The date of the last posting was 2001
Provider
Run by experts in the field
Clearly stated purpose
Contact information provided

2. Funding
Doesnt favor sponsor
Ads are clearly labeled
Ads are separate from the article/information

Quality
Editorial policy available
Expert source of data
Current
References posted
No product claims

Privacy
Personal information not requested.
If requested, states how used

ANALYSIS

What was an aha moment or something new you learned from this website, such as a statistic, fact, or other knowledge?

Summary of your evaluation of this website

RUBRIC EVALUATION OF HEALTH WEBSITE

Criteria & scoring

Marginal
0
Acceptable
1
Commendable
2
Outstanding
3
PART 1 Evaluation completed
X 3
1 per site
Content area incomplete or not attached
No analysis shared
Content area attached
Analysis generic and with few or no examples to support ideas, Demonstrates little thought, minimally complete.

Content area complete and attached. Analysis specific with examples used to support. The response has details and thought.

Content area detailed and attached. Analysis specific and connected with examples used to support. The response has details and demonstrates a great deal of thought.
PART II
Analysis of site
X 2
.65 per site
Evaluation tool incomplete or not attached
No analysis shared
Evaluation tool attached
Analysis generic and with few or no examples to support ideas, Demonstrates little thought, minimally complete.

Evaluation tool complete and attached
Analysis specific with examples used to support. The response has details and thought.

Evaluation tool detailed and attached. Analysis specific and connected with examples used to support. The response has details and demonstrates a great deal of thought.
PART III
Written Summary each site
X 2
.65 per site
Knowledge and comprehension are evident. Organization is lacking. Details should be added.Greater clarity or accuracy is needed in the explanation
Knowledge and comprehension are evident. Organization is evident. Most ideas are clearly identified, interpreted, applied, explained and/or critiqued

Some higher order thinking is evident. Organization is evident. Most ideas are clearly identified, interpreted, applied, explained and/or critiqued
Accurate explanation, issues and use shared.
Higher order thinking is evident and presented in a clear logical flow. Insightful and thorough interpretation, application, explanation, and/or critique of ideas. Clear, precise, accurate, and detailed explanation, issues and use shared fully.
Part IIII
Compare and contract
X2

Knowledge and comprehension are evident. Organization is lacking. Details should be added.Greater clarity or accuracy is needed in the explanation
Knowledge and comprehension are evident. Organization is evident. Most ideas are clearly identified, interpreted, applied, explained and/or critiqued

Some higher order thinking is evident. Organization is evident. Most ideas are clearly identified, interpreted, applied, explained and/or critiqued
Accurate explanation, issues and use shared.
Higher order thinking is evident and presented in a clear logical flow. Insightful and thorough interpretation, application, explanation, and/or critique of ideas. Clear, precise, accurate, and detailed explanation, issues and use shared fully
PART IV
Mechanics and Grammar

X 1

Writing is unstructured, lacking paragraph order, transitions missing
Many spelling and punctuation errors, many sentence fragments / run-ons.