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Writing Measurable Objectives

Here are some tips for writing measurable objectives for your CEU-sponsored activity.

What are measurable educational objectives?

One of the required fields on the form is to list your Measurable Educational Objectives.

Here are some questions you can ask yourself to draw measurable objectives from the workshop description.

How many key points does the instructor want students to “learn” from this workshop?

How will learning occur?

It is useful to think in terms of what the learners will be able to do as a result of the activity.

Here are some examples of effective, measurable objectives:

Here are some examples of less-effective, measurable objectives:

After writing the educational objectives, re-read them, asking yourself this question:

Are these specific, observable actions by participants that will demonstrate comprehension and integration of the topic presented?