Does Bloom’s Taxonomy Have a Place in Modern Learning?

Clearly defined learning objectives are crucial to the success of any piece of learning – whether classroom-based, elearning, or a combination of both. Without them, how will you know the training has been a success? Sometimes, however, they are a challenge to write. That’s where an instructional design model can come in handy. In this blog, I’ll look at one of these models – Bloom’s taxonomy – and discover how useful it is in elearning.


A brief history

Bloom’s taxonomy is now over 60 years old. It is organised into three domains: cognitive, affective and psychomotor. From a learning perspective, the cognitive domain is the primary focus, and includes six different classification levels: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

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