critical appraisal

critical appraisal
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  • Critical appraisal — is the use of explicit, transparent methods to assess the data in published research, applying the rules of evidence to factors such as internal validity, adherence to reporting standards, conclusions and generalizability.[1][2] Critical… …   Wikipedia

  • critical appraisal — noun an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation • Syn: ↑critical analysis • Hypernyms: ↑appraisal, ↑assessment • Hyponyms: ↑criticism, ↑critique …   Useful english dictionary

  • critical analysis — noun an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation • Syn: ↑critical appraisal • Hypernyms: ↑appraisal, ↑assessment • Hyponyms: ↑criticism, ↑critique …   Useful english dictionary

  • appraisal — ap|prais|al [əˈpreızəl] n 1.) [U and C] a statement or opinion judging the worth, value, or condition of something appraisal of ▪ It needed a calmer appraisal of her situation. ▪ a critical appraisal of the existing facilities 2.) a meeting… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • appraisal */ — UK [əˈpreɪz(ə)l] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms appraisal : singular appraisal plural appraisals 1) an opinion about how successful, effective etc someone or something is a critical appraisal of the government s economic strategy 2) …   English dictionary

  • appraisal — ap|prais|al [ ə preızl ] noun * 1. ) count an official statement about how valuable a piece of property is: We had an appraisal made on the house. 2. ) count or uncount an opinion about how successful, effective, etc. someone or something is: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • appraisal — ap·prais·al /ə prā zəl/ n: a valuation of property by the estimate of an authorized person: as a: the determination of the fair value of a corporation s stock by a judicial proceeding that a dissenting shareholder is usu. entitled by statute to… …   Law dictionary

  • Critical thinking — is the process or method of thinking that questions assumptions. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is true, false, or sometimes true and sometimes false, or partly true and partly false. The origins of critical thinking can be traced in… …   Wikipedia

  • Critical friend — has its origins in critical pedagogy education reforms in the 1970s and arose out of the self appraisal activity which is attributed to Desmond Nuttall [1]. One of the most widely used definitions is from 1993, A critical friend can be defined as …   Wikipedia

  • appraisal — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ honest, realistic ▪ detailed, full ▪ A detailed appraisal of the plan will now be carried out. ▪ independent ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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