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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(3), 294-298
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-3-15
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A Markov Chain Application on the Levels of the Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Objectives

Michael Gr. Voskoglou1,

1Mathematical Sciences, Graduate T. E. I. of Western Greece, Patras, Greece

Pub. Date: March 28, 2019

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Michael Gr. Voskoglou. A Markov Chain Application on the Levels of the Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Objectives. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(3):294-298. doi: 10.12691/education-7-3-15


A Markov Chain is introduced on the levels of the Bloom’s Taxonomy and a measure for evaluating student learning skills is obtained by applying basic principles of the related theory. A classroom application is also presented illustrating the usefulness of this approach in practice. The Bloom’s Taxonomy, which has been applied in the USA and in other countries by generations of teachers and college instructors in the teaching process, refers to a classification of the different learning objectives serving as a way of distinguishing the fundamental questions within the educational system.

Bloom’s Taxonomy (BT) Markov Chain (MC) Absorbing MC (AMC) fundamental matrix student assessment

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