Yes - course outcomes can be added to Canvas rubrics. Yes - Canvas provides fabulous outcomes reporting - outcomes for your entire course can be tracked by student, by assignment. and yes... while Canvas does provides the ability for teachers to add course outcomes to a course, they should not... If you want outcomes reporting … Continue reading Adding Course Outcomes to Your Canvas Course? STOP!
I can write learning objectives, and I can pick some reasonable verbs for my objectives, but often I get stuck in a rut. My objectives become sing-song and often look like this: A successful student will... Create a formula using an Absolute Reference. Create a formula using a Mixed Reference. Discuss the importance of double-checking results. … Continue reading Speaking of Bloom’s Taxonomy… and pyramids…
How cool is this!! We probably all know about Bloom's Taxonomy - a classification of learning objectives from (what I'll call) lower-order skills to higher skills. While there are many versions of Bloom's Taxonomy, here's a simple one for reference: Another way to represent the levels of Bloom's taxonomy is with a wheel. You'll notice in the … Continue reading Bloom’s Taxomony and the Verb Wheel
We all know that writing outcomes for courses and even individual lessons can be daunting. One of the problems is simply writing a sentence and using a good verb! We all want our objectives/outcomes to be measurable, and choosing the right verb is what determines how an outcome will be measured. If you write (A … Continue reading Learning Outcomes – linking verbs to assessments