Source evaluation or evaluating a source is a process of conducting research on a specific source from which information is obtained. A scholarly article is selected as a source with the topic of "Rise in globalism doesn’t mean the end of nationalists" which is evaluated. CRAAP criteria is the method by which this task can be performed (Stronge and Tucker, 2017). Using this criterion, source of this article is analysed below using elements of CRAAP:
Currency - From the selected article it has been ascertained that the content which is written in this article is not up to date as the information is published on 10 August, 2017 8.59pm EDT. The information that has completed its one year of publishing is not considered as up to date.
Relevance - This scholarly article is based on the issue of misconception of current economy that rise of globalism will result in end of nationalists. This topic is highly relevant to the contemporary themes as this issue is also considered as a contemporary problem.
Authority - By researching about this article it has been identified that author of this content is A. Burcu Bayram who is associated with University of Arkansas. This source is observed to be reliable as this article and its content is published under a copyright of The Conversation US, Inc. By investigating about the content and the newspaper, it is determined that this source is reliable as they have 75,400 academics and researchers from 2,599 institutions as their readers and writers.
Accuracy - Claims under this article are supported by reliable numeric information which is quantitative data. This data is acquired from World Values Survey.
Purpose - Author has a optimistic personality due to which writer has positive thoughts and feelings about this article. By using emotional language, writer intends to provide a positive feelings to its readers. This article is written with the objective of developing an understanding of the contemporary issue of is rise of globalism will result in end of nationalists (Romero-Güiza and et. al., 2015).
- Romero-Güiza, M. S. and et. al., 2015. Feasibility of coupling anaerobic digestion and struvite precipitation in the same reactor: evaluation of different magnesium sources. Chemical Engineering Journal. 270. pp.542-548.
- Stronge, J. and Tucker, P., 2017. Handbook on Teacher Evaluation with CD-ROM. Routledge.
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