Explore in the Project Proposal
Step 1: Briefly state in 2 or 3 sentences what you intend to explore in the Project Proposal.Your decision does not have to be firm, but your direction should be clear enough that your work in the Source Evaluation will help you differentiate credible from non-credible sources for your Project Proposal. In other words, this assignment should help you succeed in the Project Proposal, and it should help you in your efforts to be a good citizen.
Step 2: Read the UMUC Library guidelines for evaluating Web resources, “Is My Source Credible?” http://www.umuc.edu/library/libhow/webresources.cfm Then View their Video “Evaluating Websites” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBQEUgL3SX8 or Read the Transcript for the Video: (This is linked in the Assignment Folder and in Assignment Instructions and Rubric) Step 3: Using the UMUC Library and a search engine of your choice (e.g., Google or Bing), find three (3) websites related to the research for your Project Proposal. At least one source must some from the UMUC Library database. The UMUC Library source is worth 1/3 of the grade for this assignment. These may include digitized books. Your sources do not all have to be credible. It is important to be able to identify a source as a good starting point or as not credible.