C.R.A.A.P connections

Regardless of your discipline, you are concerned with learners’ understanding of their limited privacy online.

  • Evaluate the potential of “Hot on your trail: Privacy, your data, and who has access to it” using the C.R.A.A.P test.
  • Use the online form to record your C.R.A.A.P evaluation of the resource.
  • Check colleagues’ scores to compare evaluations.
  • Apply the CRAAP test to the resources that you chose for your contribution to our shared Padlet https://padlet.com/french_peg/CurationCreation when you were exploring the repositories.
  • Use the CRAAP test to evaluate the resources for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, purpose. If any of them “fail” the CRAAP try to find another one to replace it.
  • Now that you have deemed the resource worthy, annotate each resource, using “Add comment”. Briefly explain how you would use this resource in your course.
  • Peruse some of the contributions that are already there. Feel free to add constructive comments to their curated creations.
  • Write a reflective blog post about the resources that you have chosen, the ways that you will use them in your course, and what you might curate next. Tweet a link to the blog with #oextend.

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3 Responses Completed for this Activity

  • Applying the CRAAP Test to Mastering Strategic Management, Edwards, 2014 (Irene Stewart, @IrenequStewart)

    Using the CRAAP test to check my OER textbook selection

  • Is it C.R.A.A.P.? (Steven Secord, @stevensecord)

    The Be Internet Awesome resource provided by Google could potentially have some issues when looked at through the CRAAP lens. In this blog post I do just that and you might be surprised by what my conclusions were.

  • Four Moves to keep it REAL (Helen DeWaard, @hj_dewaard)

    This blog post explores how curating resources as an educator takes more moves than just detecting CRAAP. An added layer includes examining the ‘trustworthiness’ of the source and resource. Educators also need to analyze whether the resources are useful, in full or part, for the students, course and content they are teaching. The four moves… Read more »

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