It's always useful to discuss things in a taxonomical
framework that others are already using.
Henry van Eyken wrote:
> You might find Bloom's Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain (used in
> circles, e.g. in testing) a handy reference. By all means, supplement
> with your own insights.
> It is found or referred to on many sites, e.g.
> Especially note distinction between knowledge and comprehension.
> I am inclined to believe you may find the distinctions in the taxonomy
> useful than the distinction between information and knowledge. There
> texts about how to test for learners' accomplishments within the
> i.o.w. there is quite a bit of "fine tuning.".
> Eric Armstrong wrote:
> > Timeout: What is Knowledge?
> > --------------------------
> > "Knowledge" in such a system can take several forms.
> > The following list probably is not comprehensive,
> > but it's enough to get started:
> > * Categorization
> > For example, a case study of building the Aswan
> > Dam can be categorized under egypt, earth-moving
> > equipment, and construction, among other things.
> > Each category that is applied to the study
> > allows greater intelligence to be applied in
> > future searches of the repository.
> > * Simple Abstractions
> > For example, "Assigning a value to a variable"
> > is a simple abstraction that has a single mapping
> > in most procedural languages.
> > * Complex Abstractions and Abstraction-Sequences
> > For a language like Lisp, APL, or Forth, the
> > mechanism for assiging a value to a variable might
> > be rather complex, and it start with an admonition
> > not to do that if you can help it!
> > A recipe or template for a linked list, on the
> > other hand, would consist of an ordered sequence
> > of abstractions.
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