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Objectives

​​​Find several resources to help you write appropriate and meaningful learning objectives for your session.

Learning Objective Definition

A statement in specific and measurable terms that describes what the learner will know or be able to do as a result of engaging in a learning activity.

Resources for Objective Writing

Objectives and your Session

Each Educational Activity form is limited to a maximum of 10 learning objectives with up to two sub-sets per objective.  An example of a single objective with an acceptable sub-set list is as follows:

1. Identify the location and components of reticular formation relevant to alertness/consciousness:
      a. Rostral tegmentum of brainstem (pons, midbrain)
      b. Lateral zone inputs and outputs
      c. Neurotransmitter systems
  ​          i. Norepinephrine
            ii. Dopamine
            iii. Serotonin
            iv. Histamine
            v. Acetylcholine
2. Briefly describe the major projections and basic contributions to alertness of the neurotransmitter systems (identified above)  

Example​

"Rostral tegmentum of brainstem (pons, midbrain)" - sub-set one

"Norepinephrine" - sub-set two