Student Learning Outcomes

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Blooms taxonomy seeks to organize educational objectives according to cognitive complexity (evaluate, analyze, comprehend, etc.) which in turn would provide a more concrete way to assess students and and educational outcomes.

The taxonomy was recently updated/revised and places create, rather than evaluate, as the highest order and the term knowledge has been renamed to remember.

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy
Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy

Writing Learning Outcomes

Blackboard Student Learning Outcomes

Institutions can demonstrate that their programs and curricula are effective with goal alignment to course content and activities. In Blackboard, you can choose to align content and assessments to goals.

Contact COLRS to have your department’s learning outcomes added to Blackboard.