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EDU 230: Communication Skills for Teachers -- Spring 2019: Exercises

Types of periodicals

Cornell University library distinguishes four categories of periodicals.

  • Scholarly  (Watch Video Articles are reviewed by experts and must represent original research.
  • Substantive News/General Interest  (Watch Video Intended to provide general information to a broad audience.
  • Popular  Published to entertain, sell something, or promote a viewpoint
  • Sensational  Aim to get attention and play on popular superstitions.

Look at the sites below and determine what type of periodical each is, and why.


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