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Evaluate and analyse information

The ability to evaluate information as you read a relevant source of information is an important skill to develop.

Click here for assistance with how to evaluate information you find in articles, books, etc.

For your assignment you need to consider the reference's:

  • Currency
  • Relevance
  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Purpose.

Evaluating your resource based on these five aspects is called the CRAAP test. The video below has more information.

The CRAAP test

Critically evaluate information with the CRAAP test.  Identify the information's Currency, Relevance, Accuracy, Authority and Purpose.