Speaking through the Dean in Hogfather, Terry Pratchett remarked that what is good for a hangover is drinking heavily the night before.
I get that feeling thinking about Cite This For Me (a Chegg product). It works, every time, and I don’t even need the alcohol.
Join me on this voyage of serendipity (if you dare).
It starts with the May 2018 subject report on the IB MYP Personal Project. On page 3 we read
Those candidates who did not include an evaluation of their sources (which could be done through a CARRDS or OPVL tool) limited their achievement; there was often insufficient identification and evidence of other research skills
I know that OVPL is an evaluation tool often used in history and similar disciplines; you consider the Origin, Purpose, Value and Limitation of sources. I could not recall meeting CARRDS before, but the context suggests that it is similar to the CRAAP tool, the acronym standing for Currency, Relevance, Accuracy, Authority and Purpose.
A quick search Google on Google confirms this: Continue reading