Assessing Educational Resources: CRAAP Test (Mashable: How to Use Google…
Assessing Educational Resources: CRAAP Test
Palmer, Erik (2017) The Real Problem with Fake News, Educational Leadership. 75(3)
Levitt, S. D., & Dubner, S. J. (2014). Think Like A Freak. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.
Catone, J. (2011, November 24). Mashable: How to Use Google Search More Effectively[INFOGRAPHIC]. Retrieved from
Mashable: How to Use Google Search More Effectively[INFOGRAPHIC]
To give users a more tools to create a refined Google search experience.
The easy thing about this article, all of the information presented can be easily verified by doing a simple test on a computer.
The author, Josh Cantone, has published many works on the website, Mashable. Many of his articles are technology related.
This information is not well known to most users who use Google searching. There are many people who could take advantage of the benefits of the information presented.
Published in 2011, many would probably dismiss this as a current source of information.
The Real Problem With Fake News
The intent of this article is for teachers to draw attention to the quality and accuracy of information to students. Its relevance is that students should be guided to challenge their sources to ensure they are credible.
This article cites several sources and also draws on a lot of current events.
This article is about current events which. It is useful information to teachers and students who are seeking quality information for their research
: This article was published in a professional journal. The Author, Erik Palmer is a member of a national educational organization. He is also published.
This is a current article written with both a historic point of view as well as examples of current events and viewpoints from 2016 presidential election.
Think Like A Freak
The intended purpose to "retrain your brain". I'm not certain the training tools are there, but the presentation of what a retrained brain looks like is certainly covered.
Sources for all of their wonderful stories are noted and summarized in their book.
The two authors are highly respected in their fields. They are also teachers at well known Ivy League universities and have published multiple works by respected agencies.
This text is relevant to many types of people. Educators, sociologists, researchers, marketers, even philosophers all could find useful ways to use the viewpoints of this text.
2016, though the information and viewpoints presents in text will likely remain relevant for many years in the future.