- Introduction -
- Validating Experts - Hints
& Tips - Conclusion
Finding Experts on
what did you think? As you can tell, using online experts can be an
invaluable resource in the classroom. I'm sure you're wondering
where you can find other sites that list online experts.
Below are a few ways to locate experts on the web willing to work with
Online Databases and Web Sites.
The Scientific American Ask the Experts
web site is a perfect example of a an Ask-an-Expert online database. There are
many web sites similar to this that list hundreds of
Professors at universities are generally willing to work with students
and classes. The best method for finding professors is to
select a college or university that specializes in the subject matter that
you are studying. Visit the institution's website and locate the
corresponding department. Look for a listing of faculty e-mail addresses
and send a short email explaining who you are, what you're interested in,
and how much time you would like them to commit to your query. Most will
express an interest in helping.
As with universities and colleges, government agencies are good
places to find experts. Visit the government agency's web site and
locate their resource center or an e-mail list of their