Assessing Educational Resources: Using CRAAP (Think Like a Freak (A-…
Assessing Educational Resources: Using CRAAP
Think Like a Freak
A- Authority: The author's of this book are well known in their field and have written other books in order to provide the credibility and authenticity needed.
A- Accuracy: The author's are well known within their field and they provide researched based findings into a text that meets the target audience and the objective of their book.
R-Relevant: This text is extremely relevant because of the recent release date as well as meeting the objective and that is how to truly think about your thinking to meet the needs of those around you
P- Purpose: This is the objective and with the story telling elements throughout, the authors play to their target audience and meet their objective of thinking about your thinking and questioning to a whole new level
C- Currency: This text is current because it was published in 2016
Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions
A- Authority: This is published by Harvad
A- Accuracy: This was a researched based study
R- Relevant: This text is extremely relevant because it provides an in depth look at how one can create questions that have a purpose and therefore, enhance one's research abilities
P- Purpose: The author was able to meet the objective of providing a formula so to say on how to enhance the question making process
C- Currency: Published in 2011
A-Authority: This was created by Google and the goal was to teach about how to use Google more effectively
A- Accuracy: This was extremely accurate because it was a video on how to use Google search by Google itself. It holds a great amount of validity as well as authenticity
R- Relevant: These videos are extremely relevant as Google is one of the biggest search engines in the world The intended audience are people who use Google
P-Purpose:The objective was for the audience to become more knowledgeable on how to use Google and make it easier!
C- Currency: The videos were made in the mid 2000's
Levitt, S. D. (2016). Think like a freak: the authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain: regular print book discussion kit. Henderson, KY: Assembled by the Henderson County Public Library.
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