Recognizing Scholarly Sources (Nur1102 - Fall 2014)
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By Catherinehalcomb | Last updated: Jun 9, 2019
| Total Attempts: 115
RECOGNIZING SCHOLARLY SOURCESViewing the 2-minute video and completing the 5-question quiz will get you ready for our class session. But Is My Source Scholarly? (2 min - video will open in a new window)http://youtu. Be/LeGl2VRayekThe quiz is worth a total of 100 points. Your score does NOT count toward your semester grade, but you will get a colorful certificate and an email report of your results. You will also see which questions you answered correctly. Feel free to take the quiz as many times as you like to improve your score. NOTE: All 5 questions must be completed in one sitting. If, by chance, you close out of the quiz before completing it, please start it again from the beginning.
Questions and Answers
What are the most important factors to consider in deciding whether or not a source is scholarly?
Ease of navigation and interactive features
Embedded videos and illustrations
The qualifications of the author(s)
Complete this sentence: Authors of scholarly sources...
Are specialists in the fields they write about
Know how to create and maintain websites according to current Web standards
Are chosen for publication because they write in a clear, expository style
Scholarly sources contain...(check all that apply):
Many positive comments by readers attesting to the accuracy of the information contained
A bibliography at the end
Data in the form of charts and tables
Scholarly sources are written...
In the jargon or specialized language of the subject
At a maximum 6th grade level
At a minimum 12th-grade level
Scholarly articles undergo formal evaluation prior to being accepted for publication. This process is called
View the video APA Demystified: In-Text Citations at http://tinyurl.com/apaciteintextThen see how much you've learned about formatting in-text citations according to APA Style by completing this quiz. Your score will be...
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Here is a paragraph that a student wrote paraphrasing information contained in a journal article:
In a recent study, a group of community health nurses in Sheffield held 50-minute instructional sessions for parents on how to recognize and respond to symptoms of hypoglycemia in their pre-school-aged children. A short questionnaire (5 questions) was administered before and after the sessions to measure parents’ feelings of confidence. An overwhelming majority of parents (89.6%) reported feeling much more confident in dealing with their children’s hypoglycemia after attending the session.
The information came from p.460 of this article:
McGrath, Kristin; Bianco, Linda A. Effective nurse-patient communication in diabetes. British Journal of Nursing. 2012 Apr 26-May 9;21(8): 458-470.
Which of the options below is the correct in-text citation for documenting the source?
Then see how much you've learned about APA 6th Style for references to books, book sections, and web documents by answering the following questions. Your score will be displayed at the end of the quiz, and you will also...
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Which book reference is correct according to APA 6th Style?
SEE HOW MUCH YOU ALREADY KNOWAnswer these 5 questions to see how much you already know about recognizing scholarly sources.You will get a certificate and an email report of your results.Your score on this quiz does NOT count...
Questions: 5 | Attempts: 129 | Last updated: Jun 9, 2019
1. Which of the following statements are true about a Google search for information on a topic in the field of nursing? (Check all that apply.)