Objectives guide content selection, instructional strategy, and assessment.
Describe what learner will do, after instruction, in the real world / performance context.
Instructional Goals --> become---> BLIP OBJECTIVES
B-L-I-P: Behavioral, Learning, Instructional & Performance OBJECTIVES
all mean the same thing.
BLIP OBJECTIVES are TERMINAL (end of lesson) OBJECTIVES:
the successful completion of,
you hope translates into similar skill application in the real world.
TERMINAL, BLIP OBJECTIVES:
describe what skills
learner will demonstrate (identify, classify, demonstrate, or generate)
at end of the lesson
in the training context.
Who, What, When, Where, How:
What to measure? Learners will know = verbal information
Learners will understand = intellectual skills
Learners will appreciate = attitudes
(1-B) Behavioral objectives: 1960s Robert Mager insists objectives should list behaviors/
things students will do if learning is successful = AKA performance objectives.
(1-L) Learning objectives:
(1-I) Instructional objectives:
(1-P) Performance Objectives describe the task/skill the learner will perform,
the conditions/context of performance,
and the assessment criteria.
(1-SS) Subordinate skills (SS):
All of the skills the learner must master on the way to the final goal.
(1-SO) Subordinate objectives (SO):
Objectives that describe the skill steps
the learner must master to reach the goal.