The quality of information varies widely. You need to evaluate it carefully, to see whether it is reliable, accurate and suitable for your purpose.
Is the information you have found good enough to include in your assignment or research? Use these models to help you decide.
Rauru Whakarare Evaluation Framework
The Rauru Whakarare Evaluation Framework provides a kaupapa Māori-informed view of information evaluation.
The framework was created by Massey University colleagues Angela Feekery and Carla Jeffrey.
Go to the full Rauru Whakarare Evaluation Framework.
The CRAAP test
- Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose
- Visit the Preuss School CRAAP test or the Wintec CRAAP test
The SIFT test
- Stop, Investigate the source, Find better coverage, Trace claims, quotes and media to the original context
- Visit the SIFT site