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  • Attach your completed Week 2: Source Type Analysis Template to this discussion.
  • Explain at least three major differences between the scholarly and popular sources based on your analysis.
  • Briefly describe a scenario where it might be appropriate to use a scholarly source and a scenario where it might be appropriate to use a popular source.
  • Discuss the importance of understanding the differences between scholarly and popular sources.

Week 2: Source Type Analysis Template

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Directions: Use the template below to complete the source type analysis based on the movie or historical event that you selected. For help understanding the characteristics, review the Week 2: Scholarly vs Popular Sources Tip Sheet . Save this completed template and attach it to your initial discussion post.

Source Type Analysis: Click or tap here to insert name of movie or historical event.

Characteristics

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Article 2

What is the title of the article?

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Author: Who is the author of the article and what are their qualifications?

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Source: What publication or website published this article?

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Length: About how many pages or paragraphs are in the article?

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Language: What type of language is used in the article?

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Audience: What audience is the article meant for?

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Content: How in-depth is the information about the topic provided in the article?

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Citation/References: Does the article provide citations and references?

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Images: What kind of images or advertising are present?

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Purpose: For what purpose was this article written?

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Is this a popular or scholarly source?

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