131 Lecture Schedule:
Material included on Exam I:
case study 1
Material included on Exam II:
Material included on Exam III:
Material included on Exam IV:
Digestion and Nutrition
Controlling the Internal Environment
Each exam will include information from lectures and reading
assignments. All exams are of equal weight. A variety of questions
will be used including multiple choice, short answer, matching, and
essay. Questions will be designed to test different levels of thinking
according to the model below:
Exam questions will assess students at various cognitive levels as outlined
TAXONOMY OF EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN. Modified
from Bloom, B. (ed.) 1956. Taxonomy of educational objectives, Handbook
1: Cognitive domain. New York:McKay. (Hoffmann, R. and McGuire, S.
Y. 2010. Learning and teaching strategies. American Scientist 98 (5),
Level One: Basic
Definition: Students know specific facts, terms,
Level two: Comprehension
Definition: Students must show they understand
the materials, ideas, facts, and theories.
Students restate the material in their own words.
Level Three: Application
Students must be able to demonstrate their knowledge to real situations.
Level Four: Analysis
Students must be able to classify to break material down into its
components, understand the relationship between the components, and
recognize the principle that organizes the structure or the system.
Level Five: Evaluation
Students will be able to evaluate information and ideas according
to established or created standards of judgement.
Level Six: Synthesis
Students bring ideas together to form new ideas, methods, or procedures.