Step 1: Defining/Refining Student Learning Outcomes:
(Adapted from the work of Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College, whose work can be found at: http://www2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/courseassessment )
Student Learning Outcomes are the specific measurable goals and results that are expected subsequent to a learning experience. Outcomes may encompass knowledge (cognitive), skills (psychomotor) or attitudes (affective behavior) that display evidence that learning has occurred, at a specific level of competency, as a result of a course or program. SLOs are clear, assessable statements of what a student is able to DO at the completion of a course or program.
When writing SLOs: