A goal is a descriptive statement which defines an ideal future
state of being.
An objective is a descriptive statement which defines a measurable
Instructional objectives should be written in such a manner that they
Performance - What must a learner must do to demonstrate
Criteria - How well must a learner perform? (Standard)
Condition - Under what circumstances must a learner perform?
Instructional objectives can be applied to three learning domains:
Cognitive - Knowledge and comprehension
Affective - Feelings and value
Psychomotor - Body movement or response
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