The CRAAP checklist is a checklist you can use when evaluating a web resource (or any resource). The checklist provides a list of questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not a source is reliable and credible enough to use.
CRAAP stands for:
- Currency: How current is your source?
- Relevancy: Will this source suit your needs?
- Authority: Who wrote the information and published it online?
- Accuracy: How reliable, truthful, and correct is the information?
- Purpose: Why does the information exist?
Complete the attached CRAAP worksheet
- Select five sources related to your topic. (The fairness of standardized tests in education)
- Use the CRAAP Worksheet to help you evaluate the sources.
- Be sure to include five sources and complete an entry for each source.