Oregon Reference Summit 2018 – Lightning Talk 3

Lateral Reading vs. The CRAAP Test, presented by Brandon Wilkinson @ Chemeketa Community College

A brief talk in which the online source evaluation technique called lateral reading, a method used by professional fact checkers, is explained and contrasted with more traditional rubric based techniques. Some ideas for teaching the technique to students will be quickly outlined.

Brandon Wilkinson is a reference and instruction librarian currently working at Chemeketa Community College and Linfield College. He is a native Pacific Northwesterner who is passionate about information literacy, worries a lot, and occasionally makes paintings of cats.