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Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives
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Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives
Applying the New Taxonomy

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May 2008 | 192 pages | Corwin
A practical guide to using MarzanoÆs Taxonomy of Educational Objectives!A hands-on guidebook to the design and assessment of educational objectives, this comprehensive text is a practical application of MarzanoÆsáThe New Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Ideal for teachers, school and district administrators, curriculum directors, and assessment specialists, this text covers designing educational objectives and assessment tasks and provides detailed examples of objectives and tasks for all levels and domains of The New Taxonomy.
 
About the Authors
 
1. A New Perspective on Educational Objectives
 
2. The New Taxonomy in Brief
 
3. Retrieval Objectives and Tasks
 
4. Comprehension Objectives and Tasks
 
5. Analysis Objectives and Tasks
 
6. Knowledge Utilization Objectives and Tasks
 
7. Metacognition Objectives and Tasks
 
8. Self-System Objectives and Tasks
 
9. The New Taxonomy as a Scale for Student Performance
 
Afterword
 
References
 
Index

"Marzano concisely and effectively shows how his three domains of learning and the New Taxonomy can be operationalized for teachers and administrators. This book integrates objectives, instructional approaches, and assessment options so that these critical aspects of teaching are aligned to promote student learning."

James McMillan, Professor and Chair, Foundations of Education
Virginia Commonwealth University

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Robert J. Marzano

Robert J. Marzano is senior scholar at Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) in Aurora, Colorado, associate professor at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and president of Marzano & Associates in Centennial, Colorado. He is the author of 25 books, 150 articles and chapters in books, and 100 sets of curriculum materials for teachers and students in Grades K–12. His works include What Works in Schools: Translating Research Into Action, School Leadership That Works, Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement, Classroom Management That Works, Classroom Instruction That Works, Classroom... More About Author

John S. Kendall

John S. Kendall is a senior director in research at McREL, where he directs a technical assistance unit that develops and provides standards-related services for schools, districts, states, and other organizations. An internationally recognized expert in the development and improvement of standards for education, Kendall has consulted for more than 50 school districts and 14 state departments of education as well as education agencies in the U.S. territories and abroad. He has authored or coauthored six books and more than 30 monographs, technical studies, and articles published by American School Board Journal, Association for Supervision... More About Author

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