The Basics of Learning Objectives

Brush Creek Room, 2:30pm




Have you ever asked yourself “Why is it so important to develop appropriate learning objectives prior to developing a course or training?” This session will answer this and other important questions. Focus will be on creating SMART learning objectives. Time will be spent learning how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy effectively and appropriately. Discussion will include the learning objectives ABCDs (audience, behavior, conditions, degree) and Mager’s Tips on Instructional Objectives. Included will be the “do’s and don’ts” of writing learning objectives. An exploration of various topics that should be represented in learning objectives and what are “nice-to-know.” Examples will be shown to create a better understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning objectives.