Source Evaluations This source, “Parental Mediation, Online Activites, and Cyberbullying,” comes from SIRS. Author, Dr. Gustavo S. Mesch, has a Ph. D in sociology. Dr. Mesch did a study on cyber bullying. This study was part of CyberPsychology & Behavior Volume 12, November 4, 2009. Mesch automatically establishes himself as a trustworthy source by writing Ph. D. after his name. In his references he uses other studies from journals and periodicals. Mesch goes on to talk about what cyber bullying is and how it takes place. He implies that when children and adolescents use the computer for their own use, it opens up the doors that expose them to being bullied. Often cyber bullying occurs on networking sites that give information such as residence, age, and other personal information. What makes things worse is when a child posts his or her picture, making themselves known to millions of others on the website. He believes that parental mediation is useful when dealing with cyber bullying. If parents monitor their children while on the computer, it can lower the risk of them being bullied as well as being the bully. In this study he measures the amount of parental mediation in the home. He used three variables in order to measure restrictive mediation. He asked parents whether they had a filter to keep their child from going to certain websites, whether they had installed monitoring systems in order to watch their children while they are on the computer, and did they ever go behind their child to check what sites they had been on. He also went on to ask about where the computer was located in the house and whether the parents had any rules concerning the computer. This article helps my belief that parents need to mediate what children do while they are on the computer. His study helps support my argument that it is the parents job to watch what their child does, and monitor their actions. It helps to see how the odds of cyber bullying can go down if
a. How to do evaluation of sources 2
e-val-u-a-tion /ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃən/ (noun) [ uncountable and countable ]
A judgment about how good, useful, or successful something is. Synonym: assessment (Longman Dictionary, Professor John Wells, Jan. 10 2011)
1700 - 1800
évaluation, from évaluer ‘to evaluate’, from value ‘value’
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Section 2 - Source evaluation
1) Authority: This text has authority to a certain extent, the author is easily identifiable (Daniel Schwartz). The report is under the supervision of Aldo Lale-Demoz who is the director of the UNODC which is an independent organisation, however there is some doubts about the authority, for example it does not provide the readers with background information of the author therefore his expertise are questioned.
2) Reliability: This text is reliable in the sense that….
Source Evaluation: Patient Informatics
Frequently in healthcare valuable time, finances, and resources are spent due to the lack of communication and accessibility of patient information. This waste of resources comes in the form of unnecessary testing, because a similar test had been completed at another facility; and unnecessary questions that could have already been answered, such as allergies and confounding health issues. This reduction in efficacy is manifests in higher than….
Evaluation of Sources
Published in 2010, Dick Weissman’s book Talkin’ ‘bout a Revolution: Music and Social Change in America focuses on music in America that dates back to the early 1900’s, but incorporating key facts about the music of the 1960s. Weissman goes in depth about the different musicians that had an impact during the 1960s, and also talks about how the history of America and music were interrelated. Weissman states specifically how and why historical events such….
I have decided, because my career goal is to become a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), that I will investigate the role and job outlook for this position—to educate myself and to produce a source evaluation paper at the same time. Since I have had to look for sources before, I know that the online database ProQuest is an excellent way to find reliable and credible sources. The title of the source that I found on ProQuest is called “Working Together: Neonatal Nurse Practitioners….
chose. I will set out to prove that fast food is not to be blamed for obesity. A source that I am considering using is an Article titled “Fast Food Consumption and Increased Caloric Intake: a Systematic Review of a Trajectory Towards Weight Gain and Obesity Risk,” by R. Rosenheck. I will need to read and review this source to see if it is relatable to my research topic as well as if it is credible enough to use as a source.
Robert A. Rosenheck graduated from Yale Medical School….
about the past, acquiring knowledge and information to validate facts. Historians will analyse and examine a sequence of historical sources ranging from artefacts, films, and oral interviews. Such sources may serve as some sort of historical evidence to historians, but it’s thus important for them to consider the validity and authenticity of their sources. Evaluating sources and documents is the main priority this paper will be clarifying, and thus discuss the method and types of approaches historians….
History Part C: Evaluation of Sources
‘The History of Philippines’ by Kathleen M. Nadeau.
This source originates from the United States and was first published on 2008 by Greenwood Publishing. Greenwood specializes in publishing academic and general interest books, texts, books for librarians and other professionals. We can thus assume that the purpose of the book was for educational purposes, where it was written to inform people. The fact that it originated from the United States….
Police brutality has been a continuously debated topic for decades, between the American people and law enforcement. In recent years, the controversy of police misconduct lead to countless publications of books, articles, newspapers, and well-known online sites that discuss the issue on hand in America. Being an arguable topic for decades, there are sources about the controversy that are entitled with bias. With that being said, it's crucial when researching for sources that it….
unconventional narrative style (linear vs. fractured narrative). As such with how Vincent is shot dead by Butch, but returns on-screen a few scenes later due to the timeline. Another example being how the opening scene of the movie isn’t resolved until the end, as Tarantino employs a major distortion of real time.
Kevin Barr presents a clear and well stated thesis that introduces the article and is well supported throughout the reading and within the film. His thesis is that even though….