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COM 220 Week 2 Checkpoint Gathering and Evaluating Information

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CheckPoint: Gathering and Evaluating Information  Due Day 5 [Individual forum]  Resources: Finding, Evaluating, and Utilizing Credible Information; Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and Argumentation; the University Library Interactive Tutorial; the Center for Writing Excellence; and Appendix D  Complete the University Library tutorial: Log on to your student Web site. Click on the Library tab. Click on University Library. Under Library Services, click View the Research Tutorial. Click Complete the University Library Interactive Tutorial. Follow the prompts to complete the tutorial.  Consider the steps you should follow to complete a general search for reliable sources.  Follow those steps to locate five to eight sources for your research paper. At least three of these sources must come from the University Library. Determine what makes each source credible or not credible. In addition to the steps you should follow to determine the credibility of a source, be aware of any biases or fallacies in the materials.

 Explain what information you think you can use from each source.  Format your sources according to APA guidelines at the Center for Writing Excellence:  Complete Appendix D.  Post Appendix D as an attachment.

Com 220 week 2 checkpoint gathering and evaluating information