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The Content Mastery Continuum and the Mastery Tipping Point

The work of Benjamin Bloom and other educators was a turning point in the modern practice of instructional design. They evolved taxonomies to assist in describing learning competencies across a scale of different complexities and domains. In turn, these added levels of classification of behaviors allow designers to fine-tune objectives to match the learning environment in which they are being implemented. This is crucial in writing evaluation tasks and making sure there is performance agreement within a learning module, course, and project.

It seemed, though, that an overarching principle to draw all of these concepts together was still missing. The third edition of ISD From the Ground ...

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