A Study of the Instructional Objectives of Key Competencies in Secondary School History Curriculum—A Reflection Based on the Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

Yueyue Zhao, Jie Tan


Instructional objectives indicate the outcomes teachers want students to achieve. Objectives Taxonomy can enhance the precision of educational objectives, thereby providing better guidance for teacher instruction and student learning. This study presents the development and evolution of educational objectives in China and analyzes the influential international frameworks for taxonomy one- dimensional and two-dimensional educational objectives. Through these analyses, the study reflects on the main problems of secondary school history instructional objectives statements and summarizes some insights of educational objectives taxonomy to guide history instructional objectives statements.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/wjer.v11n1p93


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