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Critical Thinking Resources for USFSM Students

The tutorials and websites will help students to evaluate sources of information and improve their critical thinking skills

Evaluating and Selecting Sources

The following websites provide additional information about selecting and evaluating sources for research.

Evaluating Information Resources from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library. The information covers print and Internet sources of information.

Using the C.R.A.A.P. Test to evaluate information. The C.R.A.A.P. Test was created by the librarians at California State University at Chico. The criteria from the test can be used for print and Internet sources. 

Evaluating Sources for Credibility  North Carolina State University Libraries created a short video on determining the credibility of a source. 

Critical Thinking Websites

 Critical Thinking.org provides a variety of information for college and university students to develop their critical thinking skills. 

 The Strategies for Critical Thinking  guide from Study Guides and Strategies includes a critical thinking exercise to help improve your critical thinking skills.