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Taxonomy and Learning in Higher Education

Please assist in answering these questions:

1. Explain how taxonomies influence instruction and learning in higher education

2. Explain the strengths and limitations of an emphasis on taxonomies with particular consideration for diverse learner populations.

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I think that taxonomies can influence instruction and learning in higher education because they help agents of instruction scaffold learning to individual needs. Taxonomies allow instruction to be targeted with precise analysis. When instruction understands the taxonomical structure of learning, it is targeted at an individual learning perspective. Differentiation can easily happen when taxonomies guide instruction. At the same time, higher education is more precise and more in-depth when it progresses along a taxonomical scale. Students immersed in a higher educational setting have to be competent ...

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This solution provides an examination of the role of taxonomy in guiding student instruction and explains the strengths and limitations of an emphasis on taxonomies with particular consideration for diverse learner populations.

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