Evaluating Information

1 Introduction to Evaluating Information

This section covers the main aspects of evaluating information and information sources that you will use to support your research. The method of delivery is a mixture of video files and presentations.

On completion of this section, you will have a better understanding of how to identify information that is fit for purpose within the context of your research and to be sure about the purpose and quality of the sources of the information that supports your research.

Thinking Points:

  • Why is it important to evaluate the information you find?

  • What have been your main sources of information for your research so far?