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Sixth Form Study Skills: evaluating

Evaluating Sources

Cut through the CRAAP

Being able to evaluate sources of information is a very important skill for studying at University but also for everyday life.

Developing the skills needed to critically evaluate pieces of information will ensure that you are using appropriate resources in your assignments. It'll also help you get your head around the growing trend of fake news. This video from Western University gives some great tips on things to look out for.

Pro's and Con's

Whilst at University you will use a wide range of resources including books, journal articles and videos. It is always important to think about what are the pros and cons of each resource before using them. Click on each button for a few things consider.