Continuing Education Faculty Enhancement Workshops

Writing Learning Objectives
20 March 2014



– Compare and contrast learning objective vs. learning goals
– List examples of the “ideal” learning objective in dentistry
– Write learning objectives that contain in a measurable verb and communicate clearly to the student
– Develop learning objectives which demonstrate Bloom’s higher levels of thinking


Prof. Bashir Hamad
Professor, Medical Education , KSAU-HS



Writing Learning Objectives
1:00 – 2:00 Ideal learning objectives in dentistry
2:00 – 3:00 Comparing & contrasting learning objectives vs. learning goals
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break
3:15 – 4:15 Writing learning objectives methods
4:15 – 5:15 How to develop learning objectives which demonstrates higher level of thinking