Engineering, General

Educational objectives

There are said to be six major areas in the cognitive development process that includes: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

1. Knowledge is remembering previously learned material, from specific facts to complete theories.
2. Comprehension is the ability to grasp the meaning of material.
3. Application is the ability to use learned material in and concrete situations. This may include the application of such things as rules, methods, and concepts.
4. Analysis is defined as the ability to break down a problem into component parts so that its organization is understood.
5. Synthesis is defined as the ability to put parts together to form a new whole view or aspect
6. Evaluation is defined as the ability to judge the value of materials for a given purpose

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One thought on “Educational objectives

  1. Good Analysis. I comprehended the items, and could confirm my knowledge by recalling all six items. Would definitely be applicable in various situations and I should be able to synthesize this model into the bigger picture of things…. What say you about my evaluation?! 🙂

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