HOW TO EVALUATE INFORMATION

RELEVANT

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Sample 1 : Why did dinosaurs die out? 

 

ACCURATE

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AVAILABLE

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CURRENT  

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COMPREHENSIVE

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No EVIDENCE OF BIAS

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NO EVIDENCE OF DISCREPANCY or Inconsistency

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Sample 1: What are dinosaurs - bird or reptile?  warm-blooded or cold blooded?

RACeR    

  Is the information CURRENT?

RELEVANt - Accurate - CURRENT - NO Evidence of Bias  - RELIABLE    

How to Evaluate Information

CURRENT

 WHAT DO I LOOK FOR?
IS THE INFORMATION  CURRENT?

HOW RECENTLY WAS THE PUBLICATION PRODUCED?
HOW DO I TELL if the information is CURRENT?

 

WHAT IS THE DATE OF THE PUBLICATION?

HAS ANY NEW INFORMATION BECOME AVAILABLE SINCE THEN?

What other sources can i check?

What do Other sources say?

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