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Pro/Con-a-Thon: Watch Before You Play

Beat the Competition!

Want to get ahead of your competition on game day? Review the Prezi at right. It contains everything you need to know to participate in the Pro-Con-A-Thon and complete your FCWR assignments. 

Evaluating Web Resources

How do you know if a resource is appropriate for your project? It has to pass the C.R.A.A.P. test!

CurrencyHow up-to-date is the information?

RelevanceHow does the information relate to your topic?

AuthorityBy whom was this content created? What credentials and/or demonstrated expertise does the author possess?

Accuracy: Is the information correct? Are there spelling or grammatical errors?

PurposeWhy was this content created? Does this information exist to educate you or to sell you something?

-- Adapted from "Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test" by the librarians at the Meriam Library at California State University, Chico.

Pro/Con-a-Thon Cheat Sheet!

Everything you need to know to play (and win!) the Pro/Con-a-Thon is available in this short, self-guided presentation below. When you are done, please complete the quiz available at the following URL:

Too small? Click the arrow. When the presentation loads, click MORE and select FULLSCREEN. Once in fullscreen mode, use either the mouse or arrow keys (left = backwards through presentation, right = forward through presentation) to navigate the presentation.

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