Critical Analysis of Internet Sources

Assignment for WS3300 Women in Europe

Outline

Spend around 30 hours on the Internet, exploring sources relevant to one of the topics from the module.
Keep a diary of what you have looked at and how you went about finding the sources. Select up to 60 pages of sources you have found useful and save most of them on to disk, remembering to tidy up the format if necessary.
Print off a couple of sources directly to submit with the disk.

Write 500 words that

  1. describe how you carried out the task
  2. reflect on what you have learned about using the Internet and what you still need to learn.

Write 1500 words that

  1. evaluate the usefulness of the sources for your topic
  2. compare them with books, articles, pamphlets etc.
  3. evaluate the usefulness of the sources for academic study at Level 3

Look carefully at the assessment criteria for each piece.
The longer piece will count for 2/3 if the overall grade for this assignment.


Assessment Criteria for Critical Analysis of Internet Sources

500 word piece

Name of Student......................................................................................
Topic........................................................................................

A B C D F
Detailed account of activity
Reflection on own learning
Spelling, grammar and expression
Comments Grade


Name of Tutor............................................................................


1500 word piece

Name of Student......................................................................................
Topic........................................................................................

A B C D F
Range and content of sources
Evaluation of sources
Clarity of structure and expression
Spelling and grammar
Comments Grade

Name of Tutor............................................................................

URL: http://per-www.wlv.ac.uk/~le1810/ws3300int1.htm
Created by Penny Welch September 2000

University of Wolverhampton
School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences

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