Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy of Measurable Verbs

LOWER ORDER THINKING HIGHER ORDER THINKING

Knowing or Remembering

Comprehension or Understanding

Applying

Analyzing

Synthesizing or Evaluating

Creating

Cite
Define
Draw
Enumerate
Find
Label
List
Locate
Match
Memorize
Name
Recall
Recite
Record
Recognize
Select
State
Tabulate

Arrange
Associate
Classify
Convert
Describe
Discuss
Explain
Exemplify
Identify
Interpret
Locate
Match
Paraphrase
Report
Research
Sort
Summarize
Translate
Adapt
Apply
Compute
Coordinate
Demonstrate
Develop
Dramatize
Employ
Establish
Examine
Extrapolate
Illustrate
Implement
Instruct
Interview
Manipulate
Modify
Operate
Order
Practice
Predict
Prepare
Produce
Utilize
Analyze
Appraise
Detail
Determine
Calculate
Categorize
Classify
Compare
Contrast
Correlate
Critique
Defend
Detect
Dissect
Distinguish
Examine
Inspect
Inventory
Research
Solve
Summarize
Test   
Assess
Assemble
Build
Choose
Compare
Construct
Debate
Estimate
Formulate
Generate
Hypothesize
Integrate
Judge
Justify
Manage
Organize
Predict
Prescribe
Prepare
Prioritize
Produce
Propose
Recommend
Structure
Synthesize
Adapt
Anticipate
Collaborate
Combine
Communicate
Compose
Construct
Create
Design
Facilitate
Forecast
Generate
Initiate
Model
Negotiate
Organize
Perform
Plan
Produce
Propose
Reconcile
Revise
Resolve
Structure
Substitute
Teaching Strategies
Lecture
Videos
Illustrations
Examples
Visuals
Questions
Discussion
Review
Test
Reports
Exercises
Practice
Demonstrations
Presentations
Projects
Role Play
Micro-teach
Problem Solving
Case Studies
Critical Incidents
Discussion
Questioning
Test
Projects
Problem Solving
Case Studies
Plan Development
Constructing
Simulation
Simulations
Critiques
Complex Case Study
Design/Development
Product Generation
Producing
Selected Learning Technologies That CAFE Can Assist With
Adobe Illustrator *
Apple iMovie *
Adobe Photoshop *
Adobe Premiere *
Canvas Quizzes
Camtasia
Kaltura Capture
Lightboard
YouTube *
Canvas Groups
Canvas Discussions
Canvas Quizzes
iClicker
Kaltura Video Quiz
Packback
Perusall
Turnitin
Zoom
Adobe Express *
Adobe Premiere *
Apple iMovie *
Canvas Groups
Zoom
MERLOT
MLO Repository
Canvas Discussions
Canvas Quizzes
Camtasia
Lightboard
Microsoft Excel *
Packback
Perusall
iClicker
Adobe Express *
Canvas Groups
Dropbox *
Google Drive *
GOReact
iClicker
MLO Repository
Office 365 Suite *
MERLOT
Adobe Illustrator *
Adobe Photoshop *
Adobe Premiere *
Adobe Express *
Apple iMovie *
Microsoft Excel *
Microsoft Powerpoint *
Microsoft Word *
* Can be used for student-generated content at Cal Poly Pomona. Visit software for students.
Adapted from UNMC’s Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Objectives.