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Introduction to Learning Outcomes

April 01-May 26, 2019

This course explores the development and use of well-articulated learning outcomes to generate meaningful data.

Core Lessons

  • Developing Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Assessing Student Learning Outcomes
  • Using Assessment Data for Decisions

Task Modules and Exercises

Writing Intended Learning Outcomes for Individual Courses: Explores techniques and tips for writing intended learning outcome statements for individual courses.

Intended Learning Outcomes at the Institutional and Program Level: Explores the development of institutional and program-level outcomes by aligning course-level outcomes with the mission, vision, core values, goals and strategies of the program and/or institution.

Exit Test Analysis: Demonstrates how to measure student learning gains by analyzing and interpreting exit test results.

Pre-and Post-test Evaluations: Demonstrates how to evaluate results for pre- and post-tests to assess learning gains.

Portfolios for Learning Assessment: Demonstrates the use of student portfolios to assess evidence of student learning. 

Using Proxy Measures: Demonstrates the use of indirect measures of student learning to support direct measures and inform decisions.

Event Type(s): Online
Length of Event: 8 Weeks
Date(s): April 01-May 26, 2019