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Evaluating Sources - Objectivity

Evaluating Sources - Objectivity

This video explains observation, deduction, and experimentation as means of knowing or describing knowledge. The objectivity of information sources can be judged by evaluating how well the creators of the information source avoided the introduction of agenda or bias and followed the principles of observation, deduction, and experimentation.


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Sarah Morehouse
Sarah Morehouse (Librarian)
9 years ago
This video serves as an introduction to evaluating the information discussed in an information source in terms of whether it was determined in objective ways - that is, with good research methods and logic. It is a good introduction to the concept of scientific method and rhetoric for people who aren't familiar with either.