RADCAB

TM

Your Vehicle for Information Evaluation

Relevancy-1.gif
Appropriateness-1.gif
Detail-1.gif
Currency-big.gif
Authority-big.gif
Bias-1.gif

Is the information relevant to the question at hand? Am I on the right track?

Is the information suitable to my age and core values?

How much information do I need? Is the depth of coverage adequate?

When was the information published or last updated?

Who is the author of the information? What are his or her qualifications?

Why was this information written? Was it written to inform me, persuade me, entertain me, or sell me something?

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES 

RADCAB Picture Book!

Little RADCABing Hood:

A Cautionary Tale for Young Researchers

RADCAB Elementary & High School Posters

RADCAB Rubric: Information Evaluation Assessment Tool

PDF format - 52 KB

A critical thinking assessment tool for online information

RADCAB 

TM

is a mnemonic acronym for information evaluation created by Karen M. Christensson, MS Library Media Education