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Crap Detection, A 21st Century Literacy

One of the 21st Century Literacies Howard Rheingold talks about is Crap Detection. Though I think the need for critical thinking or analysis has been around a long time, it has become increasingly ...

 

Ana Cristina Pratas's insight:

"The CRAP test is a way to evaluate a source based on the following criteria: Currency, Reliability, Authority and Purpose/Point of View. Below are some questions to help you think about how to measure each of the criteria.

 

Currency

How recent is the information?How recently has the website been updated?Is it current enough for your topic?

Reliability -

What kind of information is included in the resource?Is content of the resource primarily opinion? Is is balanced?Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?

Authority

Who is the creator or author?What are the credentials?Who is the published or sponsor?Are they reputable?What is the publisher’s interest (if any) in this information?Are there advertisements on the website?

Purpose/Point of View -

Is this fact or opinion?Is it biased?Is the creator/author trying to sell you something?"
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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, October 31, 2013 12:06 PM

"The CRAP test is a way to evaluate a source based on the following criteria: Currency, Reliability, Authority and Purpose/Point of View. Below are some questions to help you think about how to measure each of the criteria.




Currency

  • How recent is the information?
  • How recently has the website been updated?
  • Is it current enough for your topic?

Reliability -

  • What kind of information is included in the resource?
  • Is content of the resource primarily opinion? Is is balanced?
  • Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?

Authority

  • Who is the creator or author?
  • What are the credentials?
  • Who is the published or sponsor?
  • Are they reputable?
  • What is the publisher’s interest (if any) in this information?
  • Are there advertisements on the website?

Purpose/Point of View -

  • Is this fact or opinion?
  • Is it biased?
  • Is the creator/author trying to sell you something?"
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14 Twitter Tips and Tricks for Power Users

14 Twitter Tips and Tricks for Power Users | Lynn the Librarian | Scoop.it
Check out these tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Twitter experience.

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malek's comment, May 23, 2013 10:21 AM
TY Jesús Hernández
CATHLEEN SLONE's curator insight, May 23, 2013 2:09 PM

Great tips for enhancing your engagement on Twitter!

Vinny Vinisha's comment, May 27, 2013 3:30 AM
very useful source...need more info about other social N/w sites...thank you