For courses in Test and Measurement. This leading text is a concise and practical resource to writing and using objectives. Expanded coverage in key areas, along with thorough updates, makes it the essential how-to-do-it text regarding instructional objectives. It describes and illustrates how to state instructional objectives in performance terms that clearly define desired learning outcomes (intellectual, affective, and performance skills) and expected student performance. Furthermore, it demonstrates how to use them in planning, teaching, learning, and assessment.
Table of Contents
I. HOW TO WRITE INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES.
1. Writing Instructional Objectives as Intended Learning Outcomes. 2. Obtaining Clear Statements of Instructional Objectives. 3. Getting Started in Preparing Objectives.
II. WRITING INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR VARIOUS OUTCOMES.
4. Writing Objectives for Knowledge, Comprehension, and Application Outcomes. 5. Writing Objectives for Higher-Level Thinking-Skills. 6. Writing Objectives for Affective Outcomes. 7. Writing Performance Objectives for Skills and Products. 8. Writing Performance Objectives for Problem-Solving Projects.
III. USING INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES.
9. Using Objectives in Teaching. 10. Using Objectives in Achievement Testing. 11. Using Objectives in Performance and Affective Assessment. Appendix A: Checklist for Evaluating the Final List of Objectives. Appendix B: Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Appendix C: Illustrative Verbs. Appendix D: References. Index.