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Learning Domains & Assessments - Chapter Summary
Feel confident that you fully grasp the domains of learning and the steps involved in assessing student learning. Lessons provide an in-depth look at types and methods of assessment while exploring ways educators can improve their teaching methods to enhance student performance. After reviewing these lessons, you will be prepared to:
- Identify the three domains of learning, and the stages of those domains
- Define the original and revised versions of Bloom's Taxonomy, and discuss its use in the classroom
- Explain the meaning of the psychomotor domain and how teachers can reinforce this type of learning in the clinical setting
- Discuss cognitive and affective domains and the assessments that can be used for each
- List and describe questioning techniques that can be used to promote critical thinking
This chapter enables you to study about learning domains and assessments on your own time and in any setting with an Internet connection that feels most comfortable. Review the lessons in any sequence and as often as desired to successfully boost your knowledge of concepts covered. If you have questions about lesson topics, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts. Be sure to assess your understanding by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam.
1. Addressing Learning Domains in Curriculum & Instruction
In this lesson we will learn about Dr. Benjamin Bloom's work in identifying the three domains of learning. For each of the learning domains, there are stages that students move through as they are developing. Understanding the stages helps teachers plan activities that contribute to student growth.
2. Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments
Bloom's Taxonomy is a popular and extremely helpful tool that is used by most teachers. In this lesson, we'll discuss the original and revised Bloom's Taxonomy as well as how to use it in the classroom to assess learning and cognitive ability.
3. Nursing Student Learning in the Psychomotor Domain
In this lesson, we will define the psychomotor domain and learn how it applies to the field of nursing. We'll also examine how teachers can encourage psychomotor domain development in their students and help them translate their nursing knowledge into practical, real life nursing skills.
4. Assessing Data on Student Learning in Cognitive & Affective Domains
Within each of Dr. Bloom's learning domains, levels of performance have been established. In this lesson, we will learn more about the cognitive and affective domains of learning and discuss assessments that can be used for each.
5. Questioning Techniques in the Classroom
This lesson will highlight various questioning techniques that can be used in the classroom to promote critical thinking. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.
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