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Te Ara Pūtake: My Academic Pathway: Websites

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Useful websites


Critically evaluating websites

The CRAAP test is a great way to critically assess the usefulness of a webpage. 

You can also use it to assess other resources too, as even books and journal articles can date, have bias, use international terminology and so forth.

What is the CRAAP Test?

The CRAAP Test is a way of assessing the quality of information.

It's a set of criteria/questions to consider to help you determine whether information is reliable and useful for your purposes.

See also the interactive CRAAP Agent module

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