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Library Research Guides Family & Consumer Sciences Research Guide FACS 260
Is it a good resource with good information?
Use databases and links provided in Steps I and II.
CRAAP Test: Evaluate information/article 1.
Currency: What is the copyright, publication, or posting date? Is the information outdated? 2.
Relevance: Is the source considered popular or scholarly? Does the source answer your research question? 3.
Authority: Who is the author? Is the author credible or expert on topic? Author's background (experience or education)? 4.
Accuracy: Does the information see accurate? What kind of language,imagery, or tone is used (emotional, objective, professional)? 5.
Purpose: What is the purpose or motive of source (educational, commercial, entertainment, or promotional)? Does the source seem biased?
Lesson Plan Related Websites
Provides resources and tools, strategies and ideas, student activities, and information on books and authors.
Where are books in the JFL for Education Information
Within the 3rd floor book shelves, robotic system or electronic resource (online book) can be searched by call number:
LB 1140 has Preschool Education,
LB 1115 has Psychology of Children,
LB 1119 has Research of Education,
LC has Homeschooling
LC has Special Needs.
Credo This link opens in a new window
Databases at Jerry Falwell Library
Media Resources at Jerry Falwell Library
Education in Video This link opens in a new window
Video demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms as well as ready-to-use teaching such as course, study, and discussion guides; assessment checklists; and themed playlists
RefWorks - Organize your research and easily generate reference lists.