Answered By: Britt McGowan
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2015     Views: 70

Why evaluate sources? 

Critical thinking and evaluation are important because they focus on public evidence and challenge blind authority and individual bias.

Critical evaluation means careful and exact thinking. It means looking for public forms of evidence rather than simply accepting what we are told or our own biased intuitions.

For an online tutorial on evaluating sources, please click hereThis tutorial will help you evaluate and analyze sources critically in order to judge their appropriateness to your purpose.