Origin and Description of the SOLO Taxonomy

  title={Origin and Description of the SOLO Taxonomy},
  author={John Biggs and Kevin F. Collis},
Learning quality depends on features outside the learner such as the quality of the instruction itself and on the features intrinsic to the learner such as his motivation, his developmental stage, his prior knowledge of the area, and so forth. This chapter explores the basis for discriminating between responses of different quality. It discusses the Piagetian stages of development. In the preoperational stage, that is, at the age of 4 to 6 years, the thoughts are illogical and confused. The… CONTINUE READING