Content application

Across different forms of learning it is possible to describe outcomes that relate to application of the content in a continuum that moves from 'procedural' (learning to apply fixed and set processes, objective inputs), through to 'interpretive' (learning to apply processes that involve judgements and subjective inputs), through to 'creative' (learning to apply processes and procedures with high degrees of open-endedness and creativity). Typically, procedural outcomes have one correct answer; interpretive outcomes involve levels of judgement in their application and can have mixed responses; and creative processes have no one right answer and depend very much on the expertise of the learner.

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