Definitions and Illustrations

Every academic subject has specialized vocabulary and sometimes we will need to offer definitions of these terms.  Trying to paraphrase very brief definitions can result in awkward prose and loss of meaning. In such instances, quoting the definition is our best option. However, if we merely quote we have not shown that we understand the definition. To move beyond Bloom’s level one, we can provide some original examples of the concept defined: a level three activity.

Last revised on January 25, 2018.