Monthly Archives October 2012

There’s Something About Benjamin, Part II

Last time, I laid out reasons to reject Bloom’s Taxonomy. ┬áThis time I want to look at whether the taxonomy is a useful tool for the design of instruction and assessment. To be useful, the taxonomy has to adequately do three things: Assist in choosing forms of assessment Identify where the student needs to improve […]

There’s Something About Benjamin, Part I

Making Bloom’s Taxonomy Useful I haven’t written much about my work as Distance Learning Coordinator at Binghamton University (in fact, I’m just now creating a category called “Instructional Design” for this blog, so that’s revealing). ┬áBut as I approach the culmination of my work, I feel the need to publicly work out a few theoretical […]