CreatingLearning Objectives What’s it all about?
Why create learning objectives? • Learning Objectives…What’s the big Deal anyway?”
ASSURE MODELHow’s it Connected? • What’s the “A”…in the assure model? • In this lesson we are going to look at the 2nd letter of the Assure Model…State your Objectives
What is a course outcome? a general statement that indicates what will be covered AND assessed in a course What’s a Course Outcome?Is this different than an learning objective?
Course Outcome Building Curriculum
If a course outcome is a general statement…. Then what is a learning objective? Learning Objectives guide the lesson Linked back directly to a specific course outcome NOT USED FOR FORMAL ASSESSMENT PURPOSES What’s a Learning Objective?Is it really different from a course outcome?
Creating Learning Objectives • Consists of 4 components • Audience: learner • Behaviour: action word…learner demonstrates • Criteria: when performance is good enough • Degree: special conditions
Learning Objective Examples • Learners will create3 learning objectives using all 4 componentsby the end of this lesson. • Learners will create2 mini lessons using 2 different learning objectivesby the end of this course.
Your Turn • In pairs or 3s reconstruct a learning objective for making a peanut butter sandwich.
What component do you think is the most important part of a learning objective? Behaviour or action word. Making your own learning objective
Where do we get the Action Words? • Bloom’s Taxonomy • Cognitive (knowledge) • Psychomotor (action) • Affective (feelings) • Page 27 of your books..modified version • Novice vs Expert
Course Outcomes & Learning Objectives Linked Course Outcome
Course Outcomes & Learning Objectives Linked Course Outcome Learning Statements
Course Outcomes & Learning Objectives Linked Course Outcome What do I need to do to change the statements into learning objectives? Learning Statements
Learning Objective Examples • Learners will correctlydefine the words shoe and shine 100%on a paper and pencil test. • Learners will describe 3 parts of shoe shining equipment during a 5 minute presentation.
Create 3 Learning Objectives • White Paper • Draw org chart like the one I did • Break your Course outcome into mini steps or statements (hint find a verb that describes the step) • Write learning objective below each step.
SHARE & CHECK TIME • Share your work….write one objective on the white boards