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Bloom et al.'s Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain Citation: Huitt, W. (2004). Bloom et al.'s taxonomy of the cognitive domain. Educational Psychology Interactive . Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University. Retrieved [date], from http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/col/cogsys/bloom.html Return to | Overview of the Cognitive System | EdPsyc Interactive: Courses | Beginning in 1948, a group of educators undertook the task of classifying education goals and objectives. The intent was to develop a classification system for three domains: the cognitive, the affective, and the psychomotor. Work on the cognitive domain was completed in 1956 and is commonly referred to as Bloom's Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain ( Bloom et al., 1956). Others have developed taxonomies for the affective and psychomotor domains . The major idea of the taxonomy is that what educators want students to know (encompassed in statements of educational objectives ) can be arranged in a hierarchy from less to more complex. The taxonomy is presented below with sample verbs and a sample behavior statement for each level. LEVEL DEFINITION SAMPLE VERBS SAMPLE BEHAVIORS KNOWLEDGE Student recalls or recognizes information, ideas, and principles in the approximate form in which they were learned. Write
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