Goals and Objectives in language teaching
Created on February 9, 2024
Goals & Objective
A guide to differenciate these two concepts.
Establish general goals
Consider potencial objetives
State clear and unambigous objectives
Adaptada por Ricardo Arreola Fernández
Goals can be stated in Cognitive or Affective domains.
Break the goals into the smallsts unit of study.
Goals are the general statements for the purpose of a programme..
Objetices are specific statements for particular purposes
These can be based on functionalsituational andstructural issues.
Include three characteristics:
Process from Goals to Objectives
Objectives become Instructional Objectives when they contain:
- are related to behaviourism
- there are unquantified things
- trivialization of teaching
- limit teachers' freedom
- lang. learning implies more than objetives
- from behaviour to instructional
- the more specific the more useful
- should be observable not trivial
- can be design by teachers
- can be linked to many language issues
Cognitive are based on the knowledge or skills to develop.
Affective is related to emotions, feelings and values.