Blooms Taxonomy, Learning Objectives and Higher Order Thinking

Blooms Taxonomy, Learning Objectives and Higher Order Thinking

One of the major tasks in designing a course is to determine the learning outcomes. The learning outcomes would appear in your syllabus as course and module specific objectives or outcomes. Before you set out to write your course outcomes and objectives, it is very helpful to understand Bloom’s taxonomy and higher order thinking. Benjamin […]

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge

In addition to Bloom’s Taxonomy for describing curriculum, assessment of curriculum should use the four levels of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK). Each level examines how the students think and are being assessed. The four DOK levels: Recall/Reproduction of a fact, information or a procedure by the learner. Skill/Concept Application where the learner uses information […]

More on using Blooms Taxonomy

More on using Blooms Taxonomy

How Bloom’s works with learning outcomes There are plenty of verb tables and lists to help identify which verbs align with each level in Bloom’s Taxonomy. You may notice that some of these verbs on the table are associated with multiple Bloom’s Taxonomy levels. These are actions that could apply to different activities. Keep in […]