Evaluating apps (CRAPPIES) worksheet

Currency

How current is the app? When was it developed? Last updated?

 

Relevance

How relevant is the app to your educational purpose or learning outcome?

 

Authority

Who created the app? Who is the author, publisher, or source? What is their expertise?

 

Purpose

What is the purpose of the app? Is the information fact, opinion or propaganda?

 

Privacy

Does the app have privacy statement or setting? Does the app share information on social networks? Does it use location services?

 

Intuitive

Is it easy to use? Can you use it without instructions?

 

Easy

How easily can you find (needed) information?

 

Stable or security

Does the app crash? How secure is the app?

 

Modified from http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf and from http://libguides.emporia.edu/content.php?pid=402897&sid=3712913

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SMILE - Evaluating Educational Apps (CRAPPIES) by Stefanie Havelka, Lehman College and Libguides at Emporia State University, modified by Marion Kelt, Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International LicenseBased on a work at http://libguides.emporia.edu/content.php?pid=402897&sid=3712913.