Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Click on the boxes under Student Understanding and Paper Organization to see how
Bloom's Taxonomy applies to both.
Hierarchal Position Student Understanding Paper Organization
Evaluation
(Doctoral Level)
Applies external criteria to information. Thematic presentation with well thought out themes, objective conclusions, minimal bias
Synthesis
(Graduate Level)
Puts parts together to make a new whole Based on themes rather than source articles, support a theme together, compare, contrast
Analysis
(Bachelor’s Level)
Understands and uses components of information Discuss specifications of articles and identification of patterns
Application
(Bachelor and High School)
Application of information to new situations Arranged by articles read, but with link to topic of current paper; few or no connections
Comprehension
(High School)
Grasps the meaning of the information Arranged by articles read, not by main ideas
Knowledge
(Elementary and All Levels)
Recognition of information Lists articles, no topics or themes
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