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Critical evaluation: Critical evaluation model

Critical evaluation model

critical evaluation model

The questions that can be asked under all of these headings can be found in the relevant pages of this guide.

Note 1: it is comparatively easier to evaluate context and source by using these questions. In practice, internet users "scored highest on the actions that are easiest to perform and only require their opinion...and lowest on the recommendations that are more time consuming and that require effort" (Metzger, 2007: 2080).

Note 2: "Expertise on the topic at hand is required to evaluate sources and to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant content. This expertise... typically evolves over the years when studying a subject" (Weber et al., 2018: 923).

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