The same content is available via the following formats:(Table 1 adapted from Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, pp. 67–68.) The knowledge dimension represents a range from concrete (factual) to abstract (metacognitive) (Table 2). Representation of the knowledge dimension as a number of discrete steps can be a bit misleading. For example, all procedural knowledge may not be more abstract than all conceptual knowledge. And metacognitive knowledge is a special case. In this model, “metacognitive knowledge is knowledge of [one’s own] cognition and about oneself in relation to various subject matters . . . ” (Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, p. 44). (Table 2 adapted from Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, p. 46.).
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- The verb generally refers to [actions associated with] the intended cognitive process.
- The object generally describes the knowledge students are expected to acquire or construct. (Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, pp. 4–5)
Recommended resourcesBloom’s Digital Taxonomy by Andrew Churches – a thorough orientation to the revised taxonomy; practical recommendations for a wide variety of ways mapping the taxonomy to the uses of current online technologies; and associated rubrics Bloom et al.’s Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain (Dr. William G. Huitt, Valdosta State University) Revising Bloom’s Taxonomy. Theory Into Practice, 41(4), Autumn 2002. 212-264. This issue of Theory Into Practice includes the following articles:
|Krathwohl, D. R.||A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy: An Overview||212-218|
|Pintrich, P.R.||The Role of Metacognitive Knowledge in Learning, Teaching, and Assessing||219-225|
|Mayer, R.E.||Rote Versus Meaningful Learning||226-232|
|Raths, J.||Improving Instruction||233-237|
|Ferguson, C.||Using the Revised Taxonomy to Plan and Deliver Team-Taught, Integrated, Thematic Units||238-243|
|Byrd, P.A.||The Revised Taxonomy and Prospective Teachers||244-248|
|Airasian, P.W. & Miranda, H.||The Role of Assessment in the Revised Taxonomy||249-254|
|Anderson, L.W.||Curricular Alignment: A Re-Examination||255-260|
|Additional Resources for Classroom Use||261-264|