It is important to be critical consumers of materials we encounter. You will break into small groups and will be assigned to review one of the links below. As your group reviews you assigned link, discuss the following questions:
Be ready to share your answers to these questions with the class.
Not all resources will be suitable or appropriate for your research. To help you determine whether or not to include a resource consider the following:
Peer review is a process whereby a group of experts in the field review an article for content, scholarly soundness, and academic value before it is accepted for publication. Note that this process is different than in-class peer review, in which students read and critique each other's papers.
It is important to know the difference between a scholarly journal and a popular magazine. The following guide (NC State) provides tips on how to identify one from the other: