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Workshop Description

Writing Program Learning Outcomes

Theme: Teaching Evaluation and Program Assessment
Type: Hands-on
Date and time: Thursday, March 30, 2017 • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 212 Capen Hall (inside Silverman Library), North Campus

Participants will learn about program learning outcomes by interacting with and discussing example curriculum designs. Participants will learn about the role of learning outcomes in curriculum design and how to develop them to promote student learning in connection with larger program goals. They will be challenged by working to write program learning outcomes based on curriculum mapping, course descriptions and course learning outcomes.

Learning objectives

  • Define program learning outcomes and the operational connection to course student learning outcomes
  • Compare and contrast course descriptions and program learning outcomes
  • Write a program learning outcome


  • Dean and chairs


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