Educational Objectives and Assessment: an outline for creating effective assignments

I created this Prezi for a short presentation on how to design a syllabus.  I made the point that a good syllabus emerges from 1) having a good idea about desired learning outcomes

2) crafting assignments to match learning outcomes

Of course, this is nothing new in education theory, but it's always good to keep in the back of our minds at the beginning of a new semester.  So, here is a step-by-step guide to creating effective effective assignments, which one can use while creating syllabi.  Note that there is an image of Bloom's Taxonomy embedded in the document.  It is a large image and can be magnified.