Here’s a simple list that explains the difference between each of Bloom’s Taxonomy Domains. The definitions are easy to understand, as it uses simple modern day language. This overview is a great tool to use when you need to clarify and distinguish the different levels.
Bloom has indicated three domains. Cognitive domain (Brain), Affective domain (Heart) and Psychomotor domain (Hands).
|1. Recall data||1. Receive (awareness)||1. Imitation (copy)|
|2. Understand||2. Respond (react)||2. Manipulation (follow instructions)|
|3. Apply (use)||3. Value (understand and act)||3. Develop Precision|
|4. Analyse (structure/elements)||4. Organise personal value system||4. Articulation (combine, integrate related skills)|
|5. Synthesize (create/build)||5. Internalize value system (adopt behaviour)||5. Naturalization (automate, become expert)|
|6. Evaluate (assess, judge in relational terms)|