Essay on Principles of Teaching

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Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Domains
Grading

Assignments are graded at the level indicated on the assignment. Generally, in Pharm 439, higher cognitive levels are expected (e.g., application and higher). Use the following tables to help you prepare your assignments. Cognitive Domain According to various researchers there are six levels of cognitive complexity: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation. In the chart below, note the hierarchical arrangement, which means that higher levels subsume ability in lower levels. The higher the level, the presumably more complex mental operation is required. Higher levels are not necessarily more desirable than lower levels, because one cannot
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One is expected to draw relations among ideas and to compare and contrast. Sample question: Deduce a client’s beliefs regarding preventive health actions. | Break down Infer
Deduce Outline
Diagram Point out
Differentiate Relate
Distinguish Separate out
Illustrate Subdivide | | Application | Use previously acquired information in a setting other than the one in which it was learned. Because problems at this level are presented in a different and applied way, one cannot rely on content or context to solve the problem. Sample question: Organize your observations at a site to demonstrate a particular value. | Change Organize
Compute Prepare
Demonstrate Relate
Develop Solve
Modify Transfer
Operate Use | | Comprehension | Some degree of understanding is required in order to change the form of communication, translate, restate what has been read or heard, see connections or relationships among parts of a communication (interpretation), draw conclusions, see consequences from information (inference). Sample Question: Explain pharmaceutical care. | Convert Extend
Defend Generalize

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