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Institutional Learning Outcomes

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Student Learning Assessment Team

Jessica Wise
Faculty Assessment Chair
Co-Chair of the Academic Assessment Committee

Kate Evans
Co-Curricular Chair
Co-Chair of the Academic Assessment Committee

School Leads

Cynthia Fletcher
School of Math, Sciences, and Allied Health

Mindy Hodges
School of Technical and Professional Studies

Deena Martin
School of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

1. Analyze information from credible sources. (Information Literacy)

This may include the ability to:

  • Locate relevant information
  • Evaluate the quality and usefulness of the information
  • Synthesize the information.
  • Communicate the information in an ethical manner consistent with the standards of the field or program of study.

2. Appropriately apply a variety of technology tools within one’s discipline. (Technology Literacy)

This may include the ability to:

  • Acquire information,
  • Solve real-world problems,
  • Communicate, and/or
  • Perform tasks and processes.

3. Communicate effectively with diverse audiences in multiple contexts. (Communication)

This may include the ability to:

  • Develop, organize, and present orally well-supported and ideas formally and informally with consideration of community and context.
  • Develop, organize, and present in written format well-supported ideas formally and informally with consideration of community and context.
  • Clearly express ideas, information, and concepts in various modes and media, including the proper use of appropriate technology.
  • Select and utilize means of communication appropriate for a variety of professional, civic, and social circumstances, environments, and communities.
  • Consider diverse communities in multiple contexts.

4. Apply critical thinking skills to achieve a desired goal. (Critical Thinking)

This may include the ability to:

  • Apply appropriate methods to solve problems or address issues.
  • Use evidence to justify conclusions.

5. Use quantitative methods to solve problems. (Quantitative Reasoning)

This may include the ability to:

  • Analyze and interpret quantitative information.
  • Apply quantitative concepts and skills to solve real world problems.

6. Demonstrate awareness of cultural differences. (Cultural Awareness)

This may include the ability to:

  • Explain how similar actions can be understood differently depending on cultural context.
  • Evaluate the impact of culture on individuals and groups.

7. Demonstrate career readiness skills. (Professionalism)

This may include the ability to:

  • Demonstrate personal accountability.
  • Meet commitments.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrate teamwork.