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Writing learning outcomes

Select language that corresponds aligns with your expectations for student learning. While not the end-all, be-all, the revised Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives provides a good framework from which to get curious about the language you use to describe your expectations for student behaviors, performances, and / or habits of mind.    

Checklists, scoring guides, and rubrics (oh, my!)

A well-crafted rubric promotes equity and the development of students' meta-cognitive awareness. Oh, and it also can speed up the grading process while also generating valid and actionable learning outcomes assessment data. The same goes for intentionally-designed checklists and scoring guides. Choose the right tool for your task to ensure efficiency and equity.

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) VALUE Rubrics provide an excellent starting point for creating rubrics.

To survey or not to survey?

Surveys can play a vital role in gathering direct and indirect evidence of learning. (Resource in development; check back, please!)