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Author(s): Maria Antónia Carravilla
José Fernando Oliveira
Manuel Pina Marques
Title: Higher level learning outcomes attained through assessment
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: Bloom's taxonomy for learning domains proposes six categories for the cognitive domain, that go from the basic remembering of facts and definitions to the complex creation act, in which new knowledge structures or patterns are built or new meanings assigned. The Bologna Declaration strained the emphasis on the learning outcomes and on their alignment with the assessment. In this paper a step forward is proposed, in which the assessment process itself has a central role in the attainment of the learning outcomes. A case study of the Operations Research course, involving 350 students from 4 different engineering degrees, is described and conclusions drawn about the effectiveness of this assessment organization in the students development of the higher level learning outcomes of Bloom's taxonomy.
Subject: Engenharia industrial, Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
Industrial engineering, Other engineering and technologies
Scientific areas: Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias::Outras ciências da engenharia e tecnologias
Engineering and technology::Other engineering and technologies
Source: 1st International Workshop on Teaching Decision Sciences and Technologies
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional

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