With all the information available on the internet, how can the user discern the difference between a credible website and a hoax?
Fortunately there are website evaluation checklists and forms that ask specific questions about the website. In addition, there are lesson plans available to teach students how to evaluate websites.
Website Evaluation forms:
Kathy Shrock: http://www.schrockguide.net/critical-evaluation.html
Dutchess County Board of Cooperative Education Services (Poughkeepsie, NY) Duchess BOCES
Pensacola Catholic High School: http://www.pensacolachs.org/webpages/capplications/index.cfm?subpage=417792