Category Archives: active verbs for Bloom’s Affective Domain
“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” Edward de Bono
While in Amman, Jordan, I also conducted a six-day Train the Trainer Program: Designing and Delivering Dynamic Learning for humanitarian workers.
The third day was focused on Inviting Learning from the standpoint of creating a positive learning environment and having strong platform skills.
For a closing activity, I asked the participants to select an object from a bag and then create a 2-minute presentation about it. The presentation could involve telling a story, trying to sell the product, brainstorming with the group to come up with different uses for the item, etc.
Here are some of the presentations that really … Read the rest
“Attitudes are more important than facts.” Karl A. Menninger
For years, I have designed learning objectives by using a three step process: (1) identify the key content using a template for either skill-building or attitude-changing training; (2) determine the desired level of learning; and (3) add an active verb. The levels of learning and the active verbs have both been based in Bloom’s Cognitive Domain.
However, in designing a training program devoted to the design and delivery of attitude-changing training, I finally became acquainted with Benjamin Bloom’s Affective Domain.
The Affective Domain consists of five learning levels:
1. Receive: Listen, take an interest in, and passively participate
2. Respond: React, question and probe ideas, and actively participate
3. Value: Decide … Read the rest