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Bloom's Taxonomy:  Original and Revised

Bloom's Taxonomy: Original and Revised

This site describes the changes that have occurred in the taxonomy first proposed by Benjamin Bloom in 1956. The revision of Dr. Bloom's taxonomy was spearheaded by a former student, Dr. Lorin Anderson and a group of distinguished cognitive psychologist, curriculum specialist, assessment specialist, and industrialist. This revision of the taxonomy was first published in 1991. This site clearly explains the changes mande in the revision, and offers clear applications for the "new and improved" taxonomy in the planning and assessment of teaching and learning.


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Jane Moore
Jane Moore (Faculty)
14 years ago
I've found this site to be very useful in my curriculum design courses as we review Bloom's Taxonomy and how it helps us to develop curriculum that is focused on student-learning. I can give my students the options of using Anderson's or Bloom's taxonomy for their unit-development project.
Used in course? Yes
Mary Nunaley
Mary Nunaley (Content Developer/Instructional Designer)
14 years ago
There were some excellent resources on this site, including links to additional resources, short animation highlighting the key elements of Bloom's, a ppt quiz. This would make a good additional to our New Faculty orietation, especially those who come to the college without any education courses.
Alice Bedard-Voorhees
15 years ago
This site has a wide range of resources about Bloom's. (Exposition, PPT Quiz, Worksheet. I liked it a lot, and would share it with faculty when I do workshops on assessment and course evaluation.