How to Use Bloom’s Taxonomy in eLearning

How to Use Bloom’s Taxonomy in eLearning

When starting work on a course, designers typically start by writing learning objectives. These should be simple, outcome-focused statements that guide both course design and content development. Unfortunately, they are too often forgotten when instinct takes over as development work begins. The temptation to include everything that a person needs to know interferes with building something useful in a timely manner. This proves even more true when more than one person is involved in the process.

Much of the issue lies in creating objectives that are more or less aligned with Bloom’s Taxonomy, a concept that has been around since 1956 and revised by others as learning technologies evolved. (more…)

Why is email so hard to read?

Why is email so hard to read?

Have you ever written an email to your business associates with a ton of valuable information about a meeting and still they ask, “What time is the meeting?”, “Where is the meeting?” “What are we meeting about” or “I don’t understand what this is about”?

We’ve all been there at some point and puzzled, “Why don’t people read or remember my emails?” After spending hours writing out details to everyone on the distribution list what they need to know, nobody seems to have read it. Then the calls pour in asking questions that are clearly ALL addressed in the email.