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Bloom’s *Taxonomy* not Bloom’s Hierarchy

  Working with a broad range of faculty and instructional design types, I believe there’s some confusion within education regarding Bloom’s Taxonomy.  Specifically, it’s often perceived and applied as a hierarchy rather than a taxonomy.  Quite bluntly, that is incorrect … Continue reading

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Three Issues for Effective Development of Curriculum & Assessment

At the 2011 Texas Community College Instructional Leaders annual conference in Fort Worth, October 5-6, I had the opportunity to present and discuss three issues I think are important to the effective development of curriculum and assessment.  The three issues … Continue reading

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What @GoogleBooks’ NGRAM viewer could be . . .

A few weeks back, the @GoogleBooks team released a lab product related to the Books Project: the NGram Viewer.  According to the NGram site, When you enter phrases into the Google Books Ngram Viewer, it displays a graph showing how … Continue reading

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Technology makes “Tests” obsolete, or should…

photo credit: -Marlith- Technological progress makes many things obsolete: horse drawn carriages as a means of regular transportation, broadcast television or printed newspapers as a primary or sole source of news and information, tests as reliable and valid forms of … Continue reading

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Learning Outcomes ARE NOT Learning Objectives

The simple fact that Learning Outcomes are NOT the same as Learning Objectives is a key principle to “Developing Effective Learning Outcomes & Objectives.”  As noted in that presentation outline, The differences lie in the level of specificity each provides … Continue reading

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