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IMPACT Resources for Teaching and Learning

Resources and readings for the IMPACT program

Selecting Verbs and Domains of Learning

You will want your outcomes and objectives to use clear, measurable, and precise language to help your students recognize what it is they will be able to do, know, or value as a result of your course. Some popular frameworks for understanding verbs and domains of learning are Dee Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning and Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Below are resources for writing learning outcomes and objectives, including lists of learning domains, action verbs, and more. 

Purdue Foundational Learning Outcome Rubrics

Many courses at Purdue are part of the core undergraduate curriculum and are expected to meet learning outcomes identified by the Undergraduate Curriculum Council. Explore the Purdue University undergraduate learning outcomes on the following topics:

  • Information Literacy
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Science, Technology, and Math
  • Human Cultures

Further Reading about Learning Outcomes