- Learning objectives inform learners about what they should achieve after engaging in a learning activity to demonstrate competence.
- Learning objectives should be in the future tense, relate to explicit statements of achievement, always contain action verbs and be easily understood.
- Incorporate learning objectives from each of the three domains of Bloom's taxonomy- cognitive, affective and psychomotor- and aim for the highest order of function.
- Write SMART learning objectives: Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Reasonable, and Time-bound.
- To write an objective: State the condition, Specify the audience, Select the appropriate action verb, and Specify criteria for evaluation.