1. Why, according to Mager, is it important to avoid terms such as “to know,” “to understand,” “to appreciate,” and “to grasp the significance of’ while specifying course objectives?
2. Describe how, according to Mager, an abstract concept or goal can be “unfuzzified.”
3. What is meant by the statement “Different assumptions about human nature suggest different approaches to education”? Give a few examples of how an assumption about human nature might affect one’s approach to teaching.