QmXjUqI zasNG
UNMC_Acronym_Vert_sm_4c
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: learning objectives

THRIVE: Success strategies for the modern-day faculty member

A new resource is available to help faculty succeed! THRIVE is a collection of more than 50 ideas for fast, focused professional development, created by experts across UNMC — the people who walk in your shoes. One- to two-page briefs were designed to be absorbed and implemented immediately in your work as an educator, clinician, […]

Oct 16, 2019

Infographic: Creating a Lesson that Delivers the Desired Outcome

Learning objectives help define what students are expected to learn or be able to do following a lesson. Sounds simple, right? However, there is more to writing an effective learning objective than you might think. (TIP: Saying students need to “understand” or “know” doesn’t cut it because there is no way to measure the action. […]

Aug 30, 2018

Choosing the Right Verb for Your Learning Objective

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a hierarchical classification of the different objectives and skills that educators set for students. In Bloom’s Taxonomy, each level is built on the previous levels. This means learning at the higher levels is dependent on attaining knowledge and skills at lower levels. There are certain action verbs that correspond with each classification as well […]

Aug 28, 2018

Six Simple Ways to “Activate” Your Lecture

Many instructors have heard about “active learning” and likely at some point been implored to incorporate it into their teaching. The term often engenders images of large scale group activities, use of tools that take a great deal of effort to create, or things that are time intensive. At its simplest, “Active Learning” is anything […]

Jan 23, 2017

Using Task Analysis to Create Course Content

Task analysis is an easy way for an instructor to break down and clearly define the course content based on a topic. It is easy and allows you to work through the individual steps that will be necessary to achieve your classroom learning objectives. Watch the short overview video to learn more about task analysis […]

Jan 18, 2017