Join John-Paul Ballard for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Rewrite weak learning objectives, part of Teaching Techniques: Writing Effective Learning Objectives.
- [Voiceover] So how'd you do?…You ready to see the solution?…Let's first look at the example that was given.…The original was, Complete the simulation.…Let's look at the rewritten version.…Here's what I wrote.…By the end of the school year, you will complete…the flight simulation challenge number 1405…on a laboratory computer with a score of 90% or greater.…Can you see the difference from the original?…Can you see how much more information there is there?…And from a learner's perspective,…which one gives you more orientation…and tells you what is expected of you more?…I would say the rewritten one does.…
If you had anything close to this, good job.…Let's move onto the second one.…The original is, You will better understand finances.…Let's talk about this word, understand.…Understand is difficult to measure.…You can't really tell for sure if someone understands it,…so I'm gonna rewrite that and I'm gonna use…something besides the word understand.…I'm gonna use the verb discuss,…because you can measure discussion,…
- Defining and structuring a learning objective
- Understanding the value of learning objectives
- Adopting learning objective theory
- Rewriting weak learning objectives
- Customizing learning objectives
- Creating learning objectives for new and existing material
- Analyzing courses for learning objectives
- Aligning assessments with learning objectives
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Learning Objectives
Begin with the end in mind2m 12s
2. Learning Objective Theory
3. Create and Customize Learning Objectives
4. Align Assessments with Learning Objectives
Next steps1m 12s
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