Explain at least five differences between popular and scholarly sources used in research.

DQ 2

 

Prepare: In order to prepare for this assignment, view the following tutorial from the Ashford University Library:

Write: For this discussion, you will address the following prompts:

  • Explain at least five differences between popular and scholarly sources used in research.
  • Locate and summarize one peer-reviewed, scholarly source from University Library and one popular source that pertain to your Final Argumentative Essay topic on Adult Illiteracy. In your summary of each article, comment on the following: biases, reliability, strengths, and limitations.
  • From the sources you summarized, list and explain at least five visual cues from the peer-reviewed, scholarly source that were not evident in the popular source.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length, which should include a thorough response to each prompt. You are required to provide in-text citations of applicable required reading materials and/or any other outside sources you use to support your claims. Provide full reference information of all sources cited at the end of your response. Please use correct APA format

 

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