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Cap 233 evaluating info

  1. 1. CAP 233 Evaluating Info
  2. 2. Attendance
  3. 3. What are we doing?Discussing criteria for evaluatingsources!Evaluating a couple sources!Working on your research &annotated bibliography
  4. 4. Detective, Judge, JuryIf not peer-reviewed...
  5. 5. Criteria forEvaluating SourcesWhat questions would you ask?!How would you decide if somethingwas a good source?!Where might you look?
  6. 6. Example
  7. 7. Share Your IdeasWrite some questionsyou might ask orcriteria you might useon the chalkboard.
  8. 8. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracyPurpose
  9. 9. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevance AuthorityAccuracy Purposewhen published?!revised? updated?!current info?!links working?
  10. 10. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracy Purposerelated to topic?!who is intended audience?!comfortable using in paper?
  11. 11. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracy Purposewho is author? sponsor?!what credentials? qualifications?!contact info?!url give hints? (.com .org .gov)
  12. 12. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracyPurposesource of info reliable?!evidence provided?!can you verify from anothersource?!language? spelling? grammar?
  13. 13. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracyPurposewhy written? authors intent?!objective or biased?!fact or opinion?
  14. 14. CRAAP TestCurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracyPurpose
  15. 15. In-class Activity Using the CRAAP Test!(Blackboard, Content link on left side, Week 13)
  16. 16. Resources forEvaluationfactcheck.org!snopes.com!usa.gov, fedstats.gov, The WorldFactbook, or any of the hundreds ofgovernment websites
  17. 17. What you need todo this week...Complete Annotated Bibliography(Instructions in Blackboard, Contentlink on left side, Week 13 folder)

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