• Assessment and Evaluation,  Curriculum Development,  Instructional / Course Design

    It’s All About Your Outcomes

    [social-bio] Structurally, outcomes are obligations. You need outcomes for your course syllabus, and your program as whole has some form of outcomes. From a teaching and learning perspective, however, an outcome is much more than just a hoop.  It’s at heart of why you’d bother to teach the course you do. Each outcome (and you don’t need that many), describes a skill, disposition, or set of complex knowledge that it is essential for your students to demonstrate to be successful in the course. What does a good outcome look like? You can read more about definitions of outcomes (what a student will do) and objectives (what an educator will teach)…