CAPOW That Website

 

You found it online...but is it TRUE? CAPOW that website!


Currency

Authority

Purpose

Objectivity

Writing Style




 Website Address
:________________________  Domain (.com, .org, etc.):_____


Currency

  • When was the site last updated?___________

  • Do all links work?  Yes / No (circle one)

Score (circle one):


1-worst 2-medium 3-best

Authority (Remember, “Author” may not be a person!)

  • Is author an expert?  Yes / No / Maybe

  • Does the site have contact info?  Yes / No

Score (circle one):


1-worst 2-medium 3-best

Purpose

  • Why does the site exist? (circle one or more)

To Inform Me / To Sell Me Something

To Persuade Me / To Entertain Me / To Trick Me

  • Is there an “About Us” page?  Yes / No

  • Are there lots of pop-up ads?  Yes / No

Score (circle one):


1-worst 2-medium 3-best

Objectivity

  • Does the site have a bias?  Yes / No / Maybe

Score (circle one):


1-worst 2-medium 3-best

Writing style

  • Is it well written? Yes / No

  • Is it well designed/easy to navigate?  Yes / No

Score (circle one):


1-worst 2-medium 3-best


Total score (out of 15):______ (12-15 = Winner!   8-11 = Beware!   0-6 = Dud!)