Recognizing Scholarly Sources (Nur1102 - Fall 2014)

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 115

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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
  • 1. 
    What are the most important factors to consider in deciding whether or not a source is scholarly? 
    • A. 

      Ease of navigation and interactive features

    • B. 

      Embedded videos and illustrations

    • C. 

      The qualifications of the author(s)

  • 2. 
    Complete this sentence:   Authors of scholarly sources...
    • A. 

      Are specialists in the fields they write about

    • B. 

      Know how to create and maintain websites according to current Web standards

    • C. 

      Are chosen for publication because they write in a clear, expository style

  • 3. 
    Scholarly sources contain...(check all that apply):
    • A. 

      In-text references

    • B. 

      Many positive comments by readers attesting to the accuracy of the information contained

    • C. 

      A bibliography at the end

    • D. 

      Data in the form of charts and tables

  • 4. 
    Scholarly sources are written...
    • A. 

      In the jargon or specialized language of the subject

    • B. 

      At a maximum 6th grade level

    • C. 

      At a minimum 12th-grade level

  • 5. 
    Scholarly articles undergo formal evaluation prior to being accepted for publication.  This process is called
    • A. 

      Editorial review

    • B. 

      Systematic review

    • C. 

      Peer review

    • D. 

      Integrative review

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