Gagne's Nine Events Of Instruction Quiz

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Do you know about American psychologist Robert Gagne's nine events of instruction? Have you ever read about cognitive theory? If so, try this quiz and improve your understanding of both these. Gagné was best known for his Conditions of Learning. This quiz is designed to assess the retention of content delivered during the Cognitive Learning Theory lesson for the Stockton College MAIT cohort. If you still remember the important points from that content, you can easily secure 70% marks on this test. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An 11th grade Auto Tech teacher shows his students how their current project would be handled in a real-life working environment.  If the teacher is adhering to Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction, which event is he displaying here?
    • A. 

      Enhancing Retention and Transfer

    • B. 

      Assessing Performance

    • C. 

      Recalling Prior Learning

    • D. 

      Presenting the content

  • 2. 
    Which of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction would have been displayed if we had given a formal assessment?
    • A. 

      Providing Feedback

    • B. 

      Assess Performance

    • C. 

      Present the Stimulus

    • D. 

      Present the content

  • 3. 
    Having a discussion about personal knowledge and experience with practices that poorly impact the environment before a science unit on environmentalism is an example of which of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction?
    • A. 

      Recalling Prior Learning

    • B. 

      Providing Guidance to Learning

    • C. 

      Elliciting Performance

    • D. 

      Present the stimulus

  • 4. 
    You are a 9th grade Language Arts teacher and you want to introduce a lesson on Transcendentalism and thinking outside the box. How would you gain your students' attention? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Use a movie clip from Dead Poets Society.

    • B. 

      Show the students art pieces from the time period.

    • C. 

      Have students copy the definition of Transcendentalism into their notebooks.

    • D. 

      Show the synectics film about the donkey in the well.

  • 5. 
    Which of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction would come before an individualized formal assessment?
    • A. 

      Provide Feedback

    • B. 

      Enhance Retention and Transfer

    • C. 

      Assess Performance

    • D. 

      Present the content

  • 6. 
    You are an academic supervisor giving a workshop on Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction. You decide that the best way to teach this is through leading by example. How would you display Gagne's Ninth Step?
    • A. 

      Give a 10 question test on the Nine Events

    • B. 

      Give an example of a real-life lesson that they could teach that follows the Nine Events

    • C. 

      Have teachers recall other instructional design theories that they may have learned about in college

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A 7th grade math teacher giving students a worksheet to practice what they just learned would be an example of which event?
    • A. 

      Provide Feedback

    • B. 

      Provide Learner Guidance

    • C. 

      Ellicit Performance

    • D. 

      Present the content

  • 8. 
    You are a 12th grade honors chemistry teacher, and you see that your students are having trouble balancing chemical equations.  What could you do to provide guidance?
    • A. 

      Create a detailed study guide with examples ranging from basic to difficult

    • B. 

      Demonstrate how oxygen and hydrogen can ignite to produce an explosion

    • C. 

      Have students memorize the periodic table of elements

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 9. 
    You are a 9th grade Spanish teacher and you want to enhance retention and transfer in your classroom. How could you do this?
    • A. 

      Find an E-Pal in a Spanish speaking country and regularly hold conversations with them as a class.

    • B. 

      Take your class to an Army Intelligence School that specializes in teaching foreign languages.

    • C. 

      Create a pretend Spanish market in your classroom complete with fake money, and allow students to sell and purchase items through speaking in Spanish.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Cognitive theory of learning was given by whom?
    • A. 

      Jean Piaget

    • B. 

      John Piaget

    • C. 

      Skinner

    • D. 

      Pavlov

  • 11. 
    It is becoming increasingly common for school districts to require their teachers to write the goal of each lesson on their board.  This would be consistent with which of Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction?
    • A. 

      Enhance Retention and Transfer

    • B. 

      Stimulate Recall of Prior Learning

    • C. 

      Inform Learners of the Objective

    • D. 

      Provide learning guidance

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