Blooms Taxonomy for Course Form Course Objectives

  1. Write each objective as though it could complete the phrase: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to …
    "Demonstrate techniques/skill/proficiency in ..."
    "Identify the key components of ..."
    "Analyze and apply information related to ..."
    "Develop strategies for ..."
  2. Avoid writing objectives that are ambiguous or difficult for an instructor or student to measure.
  3. Avoid verbs such as "understand" or "learn."
  4. Write objectives in a numbered list.

The course objectives written will not be included in the Course Catalog. They are intended to help the reviewers better understand the course and to evaluate its content. The course objectives may also be used in the accreditation process for your department, school or the UCSF campus.