Curriculum Development System

Topics: Educational psychology, Psychology, Learning Pages: 2 (384 words) Published: July 15, 2013
TDARAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Daraga, Albay

PROF.ED 10 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains

JEANCRESIA E. ALBA
BSEd III- English

Mr. NILO BERJUEGA
Instructor

Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning Domains
Bloom's Taxonomy was created in 1956 under the leadership of educational psychologist Dr. Benjamin Bloom in order to promote higher forms of thinking in education, such as analyzing and evaluating, rather than just remembering facts (rote learning). Against horse race education

Time is a constant
No opportunity for the underprivileged
Against geneticism
Believed in the molding power of the environment
Goal attainment system
Students are not to be compared; they should be helped
Time is a variable

HOTS
HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS
* Also Known As: Critical Thinking. Bloom's Taxonomy of Thinking Skills. Examples: Instead of asking “what is” or “what are” type questions, HOTs is asking questions like: what was the impact of........explain why.........evaluate the significance of, why do you think.....etc. LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Format:
By the end of this discussion, the students will be able to: Action Word -> Learning -> Criteria

Example:
By the end of this discussion, the students will be able to: Construct sound learning objectives for their own respective disciplines (Graded recitation/individual exercises)

Remember the acronym, SMART, when writing learning objectives: S – Specific
M – Measurable
A – Achievable
R – Relevant
T - Timely
The Three Types of Learning
There is more than one type of learning. A committee of colleges, led by Benjamin Bloom (1956), identified three domains of educational activities: * Cognitive: mental skills (Knowledge)
* Affective: growth in feelings or emotional areas (Attitude) * Psychomotor: manual or physical skills (Skills)
This compilation divides the three domains into subdivisions, starting from the simplest behavior to the most complex. The...
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