ERIC Number: EJ882028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Merlin C. Wittrock and the Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy
Krathwohl, David R.; Anderson, Lorin W.
Educational Psychologist, v45 n1 p64-65 2010
Merl Wittrock, a cognitive psychologist who had proposed a generative model of learning, was an essential member of the group that over a period of 5 years revised the "Taxonomy of Educational Objectives," originally published in 1956. This article describes the development of that 2001 revision (Anderson and Krathwohl, Editors) and Merl's contributions to that effort.
Descriptors: Classification, Models, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition, Vignettes, Revision (Written Composition)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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