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Educational Objectives

Mr Y is an effective teacher. His students like him. He knows how to accomplish multiple lessons and generates interest in teaching various segments of lessons effectively. He also knows what to expect and how to proceed, so that he does not have to necessarily keep following the detailed lesson-planning model that he learnt during the teaching-preparation programmes. Planning is, informally, ‘in his head’.

No matter how you plan, you must have a learning goal in mind. In this chapter we will discuss the meaning of the term ‘objective’ and it’s various taxonomies.

Meaning of ‘Objective’

An objective is a point or an endpoint of something towards which action is directed. It gives direction to the programme that one ...

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