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Course Objectives Alignment

Teaching Goals Inventory Worksheet-helps you  define your teaching goals.

Articulating Student Learning Outcomes -helps you  articulate your outcomes

Examples of Student Learning Outcomes

Blooms Revised Taxonomy-  a list of action words to help you describe how students will demonstrate their accomplishment of the learning.

Course Alignment Worksheet-helps you align your goals to one or more of your measurable  objectives.

Aligning Outcomes with Lessons Worksheet-verify your course goals are being met in accordance to your lessons and activities.

Aligning Outcomes with Assessments Worksheet- verify your adequately assessing your objectives throughout the semester.

Focus on Outcomes Worksheet-helps guide your course design around your student learning outcomes .

Sample Stony Brook Syllabi Exemplars with Measurable Learning Outcomes:

Assessment Assistance: 

Faculty and departments who are conducting assessment of student learning outcomes regularly seek out the expertise and advice of our staff.  We can assist you in developing appropriate learning outcomes for your courses and programs, aligning outcomes with course exams and assignments, identifying and developing instruments and more.  

Contact us today for more information on how we can help.


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University of Central Florida, Smith, L. Karen. Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning. (2012).  Course Planning. Retrieved from the Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning website: 

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