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Business Studies Department organized a training on “How to Prepare Question Paper with Higher Order Thinking”

29 November 2020

Training Topic      : "How to prepare Question paper with higher order thinking" 

Event organizer     :   Staff Development Committee

Head of the Department: Dr Bassam Khalil Hamdan Tabash

Facilitator         :  Mr.Anand Kalaimani

Venue, Date and Time: – 19th Nov 2020 at 10 AM to 11.30 AM thru MS Teams.


The Staff Development Committee of Business Studies Department organized a training on “How to Prepare Question Paper with Higher Order Thinking”. This training was given by Mr. Anand Kalaimani, lecturer of Business department. The main theme of this training is to encourage all the faculties to use HOTs and LOTs of blooms taxonomy in preparing questions.

The following points were focused during the session.

  • A brief introduction about the origin of blooms taxonomy and its salient features.
  • Why blooms taxonomy is developed and how it create the level of thinking.
  • Difference between original terms and new terms in blooms taxonomy and how the new terms fits for the current scenario.
  • Lower order thinking, its basic skills – Remembering, Understanding and Applying.
  • How to use LOTs in making questions.
  • Higher order thinking – Analyzing, evaluating and creating.
  • A detailed explanation of Analyzing, Evaluating and Creating, how it break learned information into its parts to best and the verbs to be used.
  • How to take questions to fulfill the requirements based on blooms taxonomy.
  • Model questions and References relating to blooms taxonomy


The session was very interactive and effective. The way he explained is enthusiastic. Questions were raised by the faculties and the doubts are clarified. To conclude, Mr Anand Kalaimoni conducted the training in an effective positive way and it was very informative and helpful to all the faculties.

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