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Research: Evaluating Information


Searching for information on the internet may seem an easy task because we now have access to millions of sources. However; the quality of your assignments will be directly related to the quality of the information you use.

Evaluate source you find before you take notes; apply a set of criteria. Following are some suggested criteria you should address to help determine whether the source is worth of your attention.

Evaluate Information

Criteria for Evaluating Information

Evaluating Information Using the C.R.A.A.P. Test

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Fact or Opinion

How well can you tell factual from opinion statements?

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Facts - information that is known or proven to be true.

Opinions - a viewpoint or judgment that has been formed and may not necessarily be based on facts or knowledge.