Learning objectives and observable behaviour

Lecture 2a deals with the basics of formulating learning objectives.

Bloom’s taxonomy

In Lecture 2b you will learn more about the different levels of thinking that we want students to obtain. The objectives of your course should match the level of thinking that you want your students to reach. The page also contains a link to a helpful overview of active verbs (structured from lower order learning to higher order learning) that you can use to formulate the learning objectives for your course.

Some more guidelines on formulating learning objectives

In Lecture 2c you will be provided with some extra guidelines and get some practice.

Using the learning objectives to align a course

In Lecture 2d you will read more about how to use the learning objectives to align your course.

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