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Fink’s Taxonomy of Significant Learning

Fink’s taxonomy emphasizes a “backwards” design approach, based around the question, “What do you want students to learn by the end of the course, that will still be with them several years later?” (Fink, 2003).

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For more, check out:

Fink, L. D. (2003). Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses. Jossey-Bass.

O’Neill, G., & Murphy, F. (2010). Assessment: Guide to taxonomies of learning. University College Dublin.