What are course learning outcomes?

They are statements that specify what learners will know or be able to do as a result of passing a class.

What are the characteristics of good learning outcomes?

  • The specified action by the learners must be observable.
  • The specified action by the learners must be measurable.
  • The specified action must be done by the learners.

What should be included in an outcome?

  • Who is to perform the action

  • What action they are to take (See Bloom's action verbs--Action Verbs)

  • What result must come from their action


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