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ENGL 1106 Beckett: In-Class Activity

The 5 Ws of Source Evaluation

WHO is the author? 
 

WHAT kind of information is presented? 

WHEN was the source created?

WHERE was the information published?

WHY was the source created?

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Craig Arthur
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