WRITING INSTRUCTIONAL
OBJECTIVES IN VARIOUS DOMAINS
Prepared by
SABARISHP
SABARISHP
M.Sc., M.Ed., JRF & NET
Lecturer in Physical Science, Arafa Institute for Teacher Education
Attur, Thrissur.
WRITING INSTRUCTIONAL
OBJECTIVES IN VARIOUS DOMAINS
Example Unit  Optics
Domain

Area
of learning

Instructional
Objectives

Cognitive

Knowledge

The
pupil recognizes parts of a convex
lens.
The
pupil recalls definitions of pole,
focus, focal length etc

Comprehension

The
pupil discriminates between lenses.
The
pupil observes relationship between
focal length and radius of curvature.
The
pupil compares long sight and short
sight.
The
pupil classifies lenses into convex
and concave lenses.
The
pupil generalizes that 1/u+1/v=1/f


Application

The
pupil analyses a problem on
refraction into various steps to solve it.
The
pupil collects relevant data about
the given problem.
The
pupil judges the adequacy of data
for getting the focal length of given lens.
The
pupil gives scientific reasons for
myopia.
The
pupil interprets the uv graph for
finding focal length.


Affective

Interest

The
pupil on his own reads biographies of
scientists.
The
pupil visits the laboratory to
examine telescopes.
The
pupil prepares a model of a
telescope.
The
pupil participates in talks and
debates on relevant topics.
The
pupil writes articles pertaining to
subject for school magazine.
The
pupil participates in related
hobbies like joining the school photographic club.

Attitude

The
pupil arrives at a conclusion after
weighing all possible evidence carefully and dispassionately.
The
pupil cooperates with others in
arranging apparatus when working in the laboratory.


Appreciation

The
pupil expresses his appreciation of
discoveries and inventions.
The
pupil appreciates and recognizes
the contribution made by scientists to our knowledge of science.


Psychomotor

Skills
(Laboratory skills, Communication
skills, computational skills, Work skills, study skills)

The
pupil measures with accuracy
distances u and v using a scale.
The
pupil makes accurate observations of the distance of objects and their
images.
The
pupil records the observations
accurately.
The
pupil performs experiments with
reasonable speed and accuracy while finding the focal length of lenses.
The
pupil draws ray diagrams of the
path of light through lens.
The
pupil calculates f using the lens
formula.
