Cognitive Domain- emphasizes intellectual
learning and problem solving activities and is much
concern with knowledge comprehension and analysis.
Affective Domain-involves behavior and
educational objectives that have some emotional
overtones that deals with attitudes, values,
interests, beliefs and appreciation.
Psychomotor Domain- deals with motor and
The taxonomy in the Affective Domain
(Krathwohl’s Taxonomy of Affective Domain, 1964)
1. Receiving- being aware of or sensitive to the
existence of certain ideas, materials, or
phenomena and being willing to tolerate them.
2. Responding- committed in some small
measure to the ideas, materials, or
phenomena involved by actively
responding to them.
3. Valuing- willing to be. perceived by others as
attaching importance to certain ideas, materials,
4. Organization- relating the value to those
already held and bring it into a harmonious and
internally consistent philosophy.
5. Characterization- act consistently in
accordance with the values he or she has
Affective Learning Competencies
-specific, measurable, shirt-term, observable
Objectives are the foundation upon which you can
build lessons and assessments that you can prove
to meet your overall course or lesson goals.
• Karthwohl, D., Bloom, B.,and Masia, B.
(1965). Taxonomy of Educational objectives.
Handbook II: Affective Domain. New York:
• Salandanan, Gloria G.(2009). Methods of
Teaching. Lorimar Publishing Inc.