Group C: Module 1: Writing Instructional Objectives

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Group C: Module 1: Writing Instructional Objectives

This quiz was designed to measure the student's knowledge and ability to comprehend, analyze, create & evaluate the art of writing objectives. This quiz was developed for NURS 5273: Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX, for the Masters in Nursing Education Program, Summer 2009. Developed by:Angela Anderson, Meghan Giliam, Suzanne Hovis, Teresa Oehler, Tamanitha Shaw, and Susan Weiners


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two components of an educational objective are:
    • A. 

      Cognitive and affective

    • B. 

      Expected behavior and learner’s outcome

    • C. 

      . Performance and skills

    • D. 

      General and specific

  • 2. 
    To demonstrate success by focusing on the learner’s desired outcome, a reasonable list of_____________objectives should be provided.
    • A. 

      Informational

    • B. 

      Mastery

    • C. 

      Challenging

    • D. 

      General

  • 3. 
    The following are components of a general objective except:
    • A. 

      Content

    • B. 

      Context

    • C. 

      Behavior

    • D. 

      Learner

  • 4. 
    Mastery learning objectives are well defined, whereas ____objectives are in a broad domain
  • 5. 
    Changes in attitude reflect learning mostly in which domain?
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Psychomotor

    • C. 

      Cognitive

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Each learning outcome should begin with:
    • A. 

      A learning verb

    • B. 

      An action verb

    • C. 

      An outcome verb

    • D. 

      Any verb

  • 7. 
    Which of the following verbs is at greatest risk for misinterpretation:
    • A. 

      List

    • B. 

      Construct

    • C. 

      Understand

    • D. 

      Demonstrate

  • 8. 
    True or FalseCourse content should be included in each objective promoting more clarity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Higher order thinking objectives address:
    • A. 

      Knowledge and comprehension

    • B. 

      Analysis and evaluation

    • C. 

      Comprehension and evaluation

    • D. 

      Knowledge and analysis

  • 10. 
    This well known resource was developed in 1956 as a way for classifying the three domains of learning - cognitive, affective, and psychomotor. (2 words)
  • 11. 
    One purpose of a learning objective is to:
    • A. 

      Measure outcomes

    • B. 

      Confuse students

    • C. 

      Define learning

    • D. 

      Communicate expectations

  • 12. 
    You are creating an objective for your clinical group related to the demonstration of proper sterile technique for a dressing change. Which domain of learning are you assessing?
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Affective

    • C. 

      Psychomotor

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 13. 
    An appropriate verb for an objective written to reflect assessment in the psychomotor domain of learning would be:
    • A. 

      Acknowledge

    • B. 

      Explain

    • C. 

      Relates

    • D. 

      Assembles

  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    Objective: The student will identify the components of an educational objective.A specific objective should also include the __________ under which the behavior will be demonstrated.
  • 16. 
    The format for writing an objective should include:(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      A description of the learner

    • B. 

      Behaviors the learner would exhibit at the end of instruction

    • C. 

      A time limit for completing the objective

    • D. 

      The standard of performance

    • E. 

      Conditions under which the behavior would be demonstrated

  • 17. 
    True or FalseWhen writing objectives, the objective should specify the behavior that the student should demonstrate at the end of instruction, not what the teacher does.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Match the following objectives to their respective taxonomic domains:The student demonstrates the ability to use prior knowledge in novel clinical situations.
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Psychomotor

  • 19. 
    Match the following objectives to their respective taxonomic domains:The student respects the right of patients to refuse treatment
    • A. 

      Affective

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Psychomotor

  • 20. 
    Which of the following situations would require you to develop an objective at the developmental level?
    • A. 

      Assist students to plan care using the nursing process

    • B. 

      Counseling a student who has performed improper handwashing

    • C. 

      Teaching a student foley catheter insertion

    • D. 

      Helping students perform medication administration in a skills lab