identifying the audience for
which a site is intended, users can determine its suitability
as an academic source.
particular age group --
children, teens, adults, senior citizens?
Knowledge of the subject --
individual in the street, people with
some knowledge of the subject, experts?
Specialized groups --
a professional group, etc.
level of difficulty of the language used is a good indicator of
the group for whom the site is intended.
at the following three sites and determine the purpose for which
each site was created and the group it was intended for.
Against Gun Control
- Physicians for Social Responsibility
- Center for Responsive Politics
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