Activity: Popular vs. Scholarly

Before completing this activity, review the definitions of popular and scholarly.

  • Popular sources provide information that is meant to inform and entertain general readers. Blogs, Internet forums, and magazines are some examples.
  • Scholarly sources provide information that is written by experts, and is intended to educate scholars and students about a topic.

 

 

learning activity In this activity, help Val determine if the information sources are popular or scholarly. Click the card deck to view a card. Drag the card from the bottom to the correct category: either "popular" or "scholarly."
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