Definition: Applied knowledge is learning that is used in various situations and contexts.
Students use various procedures and analytical tools to formulate and generalize concepts to solve diverse problems and situations.
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- How have I used or applied this knowledge? If I haven’t used or applied this knowledge, do I know how the knowledge would be used or applied?
- How have I solved problems in this area in an academic setting?
- How have I solved a problem at work or home using what I have learned?
- Can I both describe and demonstrate procedures or tasks in this field?
- Have I developed or revised procedures to address a problem/situation? Have I applied those same procedures to another problem/situation? Can I explain how and why related procedures can be used in different settings or circumstances?
- Can I describe how I can plan out a procedure or task? Can I strategize next steps? Can I anticipate different possible outcomes from these plans?
- Do I know the historical roots of this topic area and understand how this has impacted the topic over time?
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- reports, publications, charts, graphs
- multi-media examples: videos, images, audio
- work samples
- flowcharts, mind maps, concept maps
- written set of procedures
- designs, drawing, schematics, blueprints, layouts
- models, prototypes
- applies relevant concepts and theories within particular contexts
- applies technical and professional knowledge in the analysis and resolution of practical issues
- analyzes and interprets theoretical, technical and research information and applies it to specific situations
- investigates, evaluates and responds to defined or routine problems drawing on relevant theoretical and practical knowledge.
- applies theoretical knowledge and practical experience when investigating, solving and/or preventing complex issues or problems, using multiple methods and sources of information
- develops and evaluates new solutions in tactical, strategic and creative ways
- manages processes in unfamiliar and changing contexts, recognizing that the application of strategies and/or problem solving are situational.