Use the following questions to help you write this review:
What website did you choose?
Why did you choose this website?
What is your purpose statement for this assignment?
Who do you think the primary audience is for the site?
Who might be the stakeholders for the site or an issue on the site?
What might be some of the demographic characteristics of the audience members?
How inviting is the site for its audience or audiences? Specifically, what features make you think it is inviting or not?
Does it seem to cater to certain people and not others? How so?
Does the site contain language specific to a particular group or audience (such as acronyms)? If it does, provide some examples.
What ethos does the site portray of the agency or organization?
What purpose or purposes are there for the site or some of its webpages?
How useful is it in finding information?
What features make it useful? Which do not?
Does the site contain features for a type of website genre? What are those features, and do you think users would recognize them and be able to use them naturally without hesitating to think about them?
In the terminology of website development, how “intuitive” are they for the user?
What kinds of economic, historical, political, social, ethical, and/or technological aspects do you believe contribute to the usefulness of the site (or it not being useful)? For instance, is the site accessible for the disabled? Does it have features for non-native English speakers? What kinds of technological features does it offer? Do those help communicate its messages or get in their way? How so?
If you can tell, how might the site have changed over time? What do you attribute to that change?
What features on the site stimulate input from the public or stakeholders?
Restate your purpose statement and summarize your review of this website.