Evaluating Gun Control Web Resources

Open http://concealedcampus.org/ in another browser window to work through this tutorial side by side.

In this assignment, you will be evaluating two websites on the topic of gun control: Students for Concealed Carry and the Center for Gun Policy and Research. Your replies will be automatically gathered and available to send to your instructor at the end of the tutorial.

Click the arrows below to navigate through the tutorial.

Students for Concealed Carry: Appearance

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Look around the page and scan some of the text. Then, answer the questions below:


Students for Concealed Carry: Currency

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Next, scan the page for any dates or recent postings.

Students for Concealed Carry: Authority

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Hover over the About link located at the top of the page.

Then, click Who We Are.

Read this section than answer the question.

Students for Concealed Carry: Authority

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Hover your cursor over the About link again; this time click Board of Directors

Scan through a few of the biographies.

Students for Concealed Carry: Authority

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Click the Contact link at the top of the page.

Students for Concealed Carry: Purpose

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Hover over the link Resources and click Campus Crime.

Read the section title Crime on College Campuses in the U.S.

Students for Concealed Carry: Evaluation

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Explore more of the website on your own. Then answer the questions below:

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Appearance

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You will now be evaluating a different website on the same topic.

Click on this link: Center for Gun Policy and Research

 Look around the page and scan some of the text. Then answer the questions below:

 

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Currency

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Scan the page for dates.

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Authority

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Click the About Us link located at the top of the page.

Read the sections Mission and History, and then answer the following question:

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Authority

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Next, click the Faculty/Staff link (located under About Us).

Scan through a few of the biographies.

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Authority

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Click the Contact Us link at the top of the page (located under About Us).

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Purpose

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Click the Publications link located at the top of the page. Open the publication called White Paper: The Case for Gun Policy Reforms.

Next, scroll down to the section titled "Right-to-Carry Laws Do Not Make Us Safer and Likely to Increase Aggravated Assaults" (page 9).

Center for Gun Policy and Research: Evaluation

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Explore more of the website on your own. Then answer the questions below: