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Bloom's Research and Response NUR/427 January 20, 2015 Trecia D. Jones, MSN, RN, CNL Bloom's Research and Response According to Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains, learning is divided into three main domains: cognitive is the thinking domain, affective is the emotion and feeling domain, and psychomotor is the physical and kinesthetic domain. Included in each domain is a taxonomy or classification. The taxonomies proceed from the simplest to most complex levels of the domain. The Cognitive Domain The cognitive domain includes content knowledge and the development of intellectual skill. There are six levels in the cognitive domain: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Knowledge is remembering…show more content…
There are five levels: receiving, responding, valuing, organization, and internalizing of values. Receiving is the receptiveness to experience, and readiness to hear. Responding is reacting or responding with compliance at first and then later voluntarily and with satisfaction. Valuing is connecting values and expressing personal opinions. Organization of values in a hierarchy of importance; completes interrelationships and accommodates behavior to the value system. Internalizing of values is acting routinely with the new value; it becomes a way of life. The Psychomotor Domain The psychomotor domain includes physical movement, coordination, and use of the motor-skill areas (“University of Connecticut”, n.d.). There are five levels: imitation, manipulation, precision, articulation, and naturalization. Imitation is to replicate an action of another; observe and mirror the action. Manipulation is recreating an activity from instruction or memory. Precision is performing a skill reliably, independent of help, and the action is quick, smooth, and accurate. Articulation is adapting and articulating competence to satisfy a new context or task. Naturalization is instinctive, effortless and unconscious mastery of an activity and related skills at a strategic level. Conclusion In conclusion, Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains is extremely helpful in
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