MODULE 1.4: Critical Thinking & Decision Making

Summary and objectives

Critical thinking is a process of analyzing, evaluating, generating and reflecting on information collected either from observation, experience, or communication. The main target is to solve problems or make decisions.

Decisions require a systematic process that involves the identification and selection of available alternatives in order to solve a specific problem or proceed to a decision.

Expected learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate listening abilities
  • Identify and react critically to evidence
  • Classify controversies and conclusions
  • Synthesize knowledge from diverse viewpoints
  • Analyze controversial issues
  • Evaluate decision criteria
  • Implement selected alternatives


Observation, Interpretation, Analysis, Evaluation, Explanation, Application

Content Organisation