SCI Guide: Understanding the Rating Criteria
This page can help you think about what each of the criteria mean and how to rate them.
- What is your overall impression of the site? (If it’s helpful, you can go through the other criteria first and then come back to this one)
- Is there something special that this site has overall that makes it really great for the SCI community or for people in general?
- Is there a way to verify the legitimacy of this organization (i.e. phone number, postal address)?
- Are the sources for any factual information listed?
- Does the information on the page seem current to you?
- Does the page seem complete to you (content, aesthetics, each section)?
- Is it clear what topics the page intends to address and does it succeed in addressing these topics?
- Is the point of view of the organization presented in a clear manner so that you know of any biases they might hold?
- Is the page well-designed?
- Is the content clear and easy-to-read?
- Is it easy to maneuver the site?
- Does the page include working links?
- Is the page easy to load?
- Are the site and its features easy to use?
- Is there something that makes this site stand out as new and innovative?
- Are there features/content/etc that this site has that others don’t have?
- How useful did you find the information/articles/links to be overall?
- How useful do you think the site’s content is for the SCI community?
- How important is the content covered on this site compared to other sites out there?
- How important is the content for the SCI community?