Critical evaluation


Making a judgement in a way that is not influenced by your personal feelings or opinions. You look at just the facts. ALT: Evaluating and analysing an issue[2], opportunity[1], concept, or idea in a way that considers both positive and negative qualities of the thing, and the impacts of those qualities. For example, “[x] may be able to do [y, z], but at the cost of [a, b]. This could be because of…”

Terms definitions
1. opportunity. An opportunity in Technology refers to an identified possibility for a person, group or environment. An opportunity is identified from an issue, and sits within a context. Technological practice can be undertaken in an attempt to realise an identified opportunity. « Back to Glossary Index
2. issue. An issue in Technology refers to a specific subset of a context that will enable students to identify a need or opportunity. « Back to Glossary Index