Behavioral Objectives


• Behavioral objectives are a foundational element of instructional design

• Behavioral objectives are both observable and measurable

• Short-form objectives

• Long-form objectives

• Four parts of long-form objectives:

∘ Audience element

∘ Behavior element

∘ Conditions

∘ Degree

• Terminal objectives

• Enabling objectives

• Objective domains

• Performance agreement principle

• Content mastery continuum


At the end of this chapter, the learner should be able to:

• Describe the role objectives play in the instructional design process.

• Illustrate why objectives need to be both observable and measurable.

• List the two types of objectives.

• Describe the key features of short-form ...

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