Definitions: ABCD Objectives
DECEMBER 19, 2006
Here is how to create an effective Learning Objective. While objectives can be stated and developed using a variety of techniques, one of the most effective methods is to state an objective using the ABCD format The ABCD format is an acronym representing the words, audience, behavior, condition, and degree. A behavior like â€œunderstand how to sell a productâ€ is not effective because â€œunderstandingâ€ is difficult to measure.