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Tuesday, June 5 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Defining Student Learning Outcomes: Case of a Diversity Proficiency Course

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This session purpose of this session is to engage participants in reflecting on learning outcomes and objectives at the institutional, program, and course levels. The impetus for this presentation is the challenges in aligning course objectives/learning goals to the institutional objectives for the diversity proficiency core requirement that student at a small liberal arts college are expected to meet as a graduation requirement. Learning outcomes are at the forefront of academic planning processes, which require alignment of course objectives to instructional and assessment tasks and making sure the learning outcomes are met. This presentation compares the objectives and learning outcomes of courses aimed at meeting the institutional learning outcomes for the diversity proficiency core. Stakeholders engaged in creating objectives at the institutional, program and course levels like academic deans and faculty will benefit from this presentation as they realized the challenges in aligning objectives and learning outcomes at the various levels in the institution. They will also be able to reflect on the extent to which the objectives and learning outcomes of courses at their institutions are aligned to the institutional expectations.

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Comfort Ateh

Associate Professor, Providence College
Agronomist turned Educator and a believer in assessment at the core of every success.

Tuesday June 5, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm MDT
Ballroom A&B