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CCA 1084 - Communication for Health Sciences: Web Evaluation Exercise

Evaluating Web Sources

Instructions:

  • Break into groups of 3 or 4 students each
  • Your task is to review the web site links provided below and decide which of these are suitable for a 1084 research essay on cancer and children—and which are not. 
  • Provide your responses on the Web Evaluation Exercise handout you have been given
  • You will have 15 minutes to review and rate the sites
  • One group member must present your ratings and rationale to the class

The five sites you must access and review are:

Childhood Cancer
http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/cancer/cancer.html

How to Help Children Cope When Living With Cancer | eHow.com
http://www.ehow.com/how_4586464_help-children-cope-living-cancer.html

children and cancer - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsuYJ8BWtIc

Cancer in Children: MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancerinchildren.html

Learning problems in childhood cancer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_problems_in_childhood_cancer

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