Goals: the general aims or purposes of the
course. Effective goals are broadly stated, meaningful,
achievable and assessable. Goals should provide a framework
for determining the related learning outcomes of a course.
Students will (or
begin to--depends on level):
I. Understand and can apply fundamental concepts of the
(which are part of the course)
II. Communicate effectively, both orally and in
III. Conduct sound research, demonstrating proficiency in
IV. Address issues critically and reflectively.
V. Create solutions to problems.
VI. Work effectively in a team.
VII. Gain realistic ideas of how to implement their knowledge,
skills and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of
Learning Outcomes: the
knowledge, skills, abilities, capacities, attitudes or dispositions
you expect students to acquire in your course. Learning
outcomes articulate suggested strategies for how the goals can be
demonstrated. Clearly state each outcome you are seeking:
What will the student be able to do?
Goal IV. Address
issues critically and reflectively.
Possible Learning Outcomes
1. Apply concepts and/or
viewpoints to a new question or issue.
5. Give examples of
Goal VI. Work effectively in a team.
1. Demonstrate the ability
to contribute, listen and cooperate with teammates
2. Define research needed for
topic, aid in collection and share information
3. Identify and fulfill team
role duties on time
4. Demonstrate that assigned
work was shared equally