Blooming Your Learning Objectives - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Blooming your learning objectives
1 / 12

  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Blooming Your Learning Objectives . Patrice Ludwig, James Madison University Carol Hurney , James Madison University Janet Branchaw , University of Wisconsin – Madison Kristina Obom , Johns Hopkins University. Need to know. How students learn. Situational factors. Thought BIG.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.

Download Presentation

Blooming Your Learning Objectives

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript

Blooming your learning objectives

Blooming Your Learning Objectives

Patrice Ludwig, James Madison University

Carol Hurney, James Madison University

Janet Branchaw, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Kristina Obom, Johns Hopkins University

Need to know

Need to know

How students learn


Thought BIG


Need to know1

Need to know

  • Yesterday, many of us found that our BIG ideas did NOT align with our syllabus objectives.

  • We tended to think at different cognitive levels than our syllabus stated.

  • Need to know what cognitive level we’ve written our objectives so we can figure out whether or not we’ve aligned objectives and assessments.

Bloom old new

Bloom: Old New

Learning taxonomies

Learning Taxonomies

Try it

Try it

  • Demonstrate what Goldilocks would use if she came to your house

  • Judge whether Goldilocks was good or bad. Defend your opinion.

  • Compare this story to reality. What events could not really happen.

  • List the items used by Goldilocks while she was in the Bear’s house.

  • Propose how the story would be different if it were Goldilocks and the Three Fish

  • Explain why Goldilocks liked Baby Bear’s chair the best

Learning taxonomies1

Learning Taxonomies

Learning taxonomies2

Learning Taxonomies

Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001

Example a k

Example A&K

Taxonomy of significant learning dee fink

Taxonomy of Significant Learning – Dee Fink

Solo biggs and collis 1982

SOLO (Biggs and Collis 1982)



  • Which learning taxonomy appeals to you?

  • Which learning taxonomy aligns with the big learning goals of your course?

  • Discuss with your BAT team

  • Use your preferred taxonomy and “taxonomize” your learning objectives that you generated yesterday.

  • Login