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SETTING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Learning Objectives tell what tasks the learners need to be able to perform in order to succeed at the work activity training addresses. (See page 1 of Don Clark's ISD chapter 3, "Design Phase" for key terms -- entry behaviors, learning objectives, learning steps, performance test, sequenced outline, KSA.)
A. Types of Objectives
B. Form of Objectives (ideal) "At the end of this unit, the trainee will [ observable action (verb) (content) ] [ measurable criteria ] [conditions of performance ] ( MC Consulting often omits conditions of performance in written objectives. )
B. Be specific. Use behavioral/action verbs such as (Terms like know, understand, or appreciate are NOT behavioral.)
C. Be trainee-centered.
D. Omit directions, instructions in phrasing objectives.
E. Good objectives can be measured!
F. Good objectives refer to the conditions in which behavior occurs.
SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely
last updated 9/24/2012