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Student Learning Outcomes vs. Personal Goals

Personal goals are not necessarily learning outcomes…

Personal goal: …able to receive a satisfactory mark on a difficult writing assignment.

Learning outcome: …able to apply APA format to papers and assignments.

Expectations are not necessarily learning outcomes…

Expectation: …will turn in assignments by scheduled due date.

Learning outcome: …will be able to explain the importance of meeting professional deadlines.

**The learning outcome demonstrates that the student has learned!

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