As a future psychology instructor, you might find that taxonomies offer a helpful framework and common language for classifying the type and level of learning expected of your students.

This week’s Assignment provides an opportunity to consider the roles, strengths, and limitations of taxonomies in instruction and learning in higher education, considering the growing diversity of learner populations, the integration of technology into students’ lives, and contemporary research on learning processes.

The assignment: (5–7 pages)

  • Explain how taxonomies influence instruction and learning in higher education.
  • Explain the strengths and limitations of an emphasis on taxonomies with particular consideration for diverse learner populations.