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English 1101- Hamon: Webpage Evaluation

This is a subject guide for Professor Hamon's English 1101 classes at the Cochran campus in Sp 2016

Domains

.com-- commercial: These are the majority of websites. This domain is used by for profit companies (McDonalds, Apple, Microsoft, Nike) Organizations using this domain are typically trying to sell something.

.org-- organization: This is used by not for profit companies. (NPR, churches, charities). These typically have information, but may have an ulterior motive or a bias in the information they present.

.gov-- government: These domains are reserved for government agencies (Department of Natural resources, Library of Congress, IRS). The information found on these websites is reliable.

.edu-- education: This domain is restricted to educational institutions. (mga.edu, harvard.edu, valdosta.edu) The information here is also reliable. 

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