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Assessment: Examples from carpentry

Examples from the psychomotor domain: Carpentry

Psychomotor Domain

Sample Learning Outcome - Students will be able to…

Sample Assessment

Sample Instructional Activities/Learning Experiences


Safely operate a lathe.

Students practice in pairs until they are able to safely and skillfully operate lathe.

Instructor observes and provides corrective feedback as needed.

Instructor demonstrates setting up a lathe. Discuss safety considerations. Students practice in pairs.

Instructor demonstrates operating the lathe.

Each student practices under supervision of instructor.

Instructor provides handout with step-by-step diagrams.