Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives: Applying the New Taxonomy
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Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives: Applying the New Taxonomy

by Robert J. Marzano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412940354

ISBN-13: 9781412940351

Pub. Date: 05/01/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Translating mandated standards into concrete objectives and then creating appropriate tasks to assess student learning of those objectives can be a challenge for educators. This practical resource provides a step-by-step process that shows readers how to make designing educational objectives and creating appropriate assessment tasks a part of their day-to-day

Overview

Translating mandated standards into concrete objectives and then creating appropriate tasks to assess student learning of those objectives can be a challenge for educators. This practical resource provides a step-by-step process that shows readers how to make designing educational objectives and creating appropriate assessment tasks a part of their day-to-day practice.

Written as a stand-alone volume, Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives reviews the framework and basic principles of Marzano's New Taxonomy and illustrates how educators can utilize Marzano's model to assess student performance on a broad scale or for a specific unit of instruction or grading period. The book explores objectives and tasks for each of the six levels of mental processing-retrieval, comprehension, analysis, knowledge utilization, metacognition, and self-system thinking-and features Benchmark statements that provide a starting point for the process, Step-by-step models, helpful diagrams, and useful charts, Numerous detailed examples from multiple subject areas and grade levels, Application of the taxonomy's three domains of knowledge: information, mental procedures, and psychomotor procedures. Comprehensive and profound, this resource is essential for teachers, school and district administrators, curriculum directors, and assessment specialists seeking to apply standards to curriculum and instruction for measurable results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412940351
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


About the Authors     vii
A New Perspective on Educational Objectives     1
The New Taxonomy in Brief     9
Retrieval Objectives and Tasks     25
Comprehension Objectives and Tasks     43
Analysis Objectives and Tasks     55
Knowledge Utilization Objectives and Tasks     93
Metacognition Objectives and Tasks     117
Self-System Objectives and Tasks     143
The New Taxonomy as a Scale for Student Performance     167
Afterword     179
References     180
Index     181

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