Evaluating content is one keys to your success at school and beyond.
Employers want to hire people with the ability to
critically analyze information.
All resources are not created equal. Some can be useful and valid for your academic assignments, while others are...not.
Before using any resource for an assignment, you have to evaluate it's contents.
Does it pass the CRAAP test?
Currency: How up-to-date is this information?
Relevancy: Does this information match your needs?
Authority: What is the source of this information?
Accuracy: How reliable is this information?
Purpose: Why was this information written/posted/published?
Wondering where to find the answers to the questions posed on the right? Try these spots on any website: