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Year 10 Geography: Australia’s Regional and Global Links –

Defence and Aid
Criteria for evaluating web pages
This section is worth 20 marks
There are seven main components to consider when evaluating a
website. This includes: the ease of use, accuracy, authority,
objectivity, currency, coverage and presentation.
1. Is the site easy to use? (please circle)
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2. Are the hyperlinks appropriate? (please circle)
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3. How accurate is the document?
Who wrote the pae?
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%. &an you contact them? (please circle)
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(. Is the spellin and rammar accurate? (please circle)
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). *urpose o+ the document.
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/. What authority does the document ha"e?
Who is responsi.le +or this site0document?
Australian 1o"ernment
Are they a relia.le or reputa.le source?
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2. What is the intended purpose o+ this site?
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3. What oals0o.4ecti"es does this pae meet? *ut Y or ' in the .o5es which
correspond with the type o+ we.site you are usin and comment on which
roups in society would use this site.
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1:.Is the in+ormation detailed? &hoose +rom .elow;
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11.When was the we.site produced? How recently has it .een updated?
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13.Assessin the accuracy and "alidity o+ the site.
Author
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address0phone
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1%.7ite credentials ? check @#< domain. Is it an authorised site pro"ider?
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1(. Are there dead links on the pae?
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1).How up>to>date is the in+ormation. 1i"e the most recent date. $$$$$12
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12.!oes the pae reBuire special so+tware +or "iewin the in+ormation?
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13.Is in+ormation lost without the special so+tware?
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2:. What topics are co"ered .y this site?
Ariculture and Cood 7ecurity
21.What is the depth o+ co"erae +or each topic?
!etailed
22.Is the in+ormation +ree or is there a chare?
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