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Office of Institutional Research
 

Economics Learning Outcomes

 

  • Process
    • IR met with small group of faculty invited by the chair
    • Embedded process to define learning goals within departmental decennial review (delayed 1 year)
  • Learning goals (capacities over content)
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    • Potential outcomes under consideration (econ majors should be able to)
      • Consider Different Perspectives
      • Employ Critical Thinking
      • Use Quantitative Skills in analysis
      • Work Independently
      • Use Economic Concepts to Solve Problems
      • Conduct Appropriate Research
  • Potential Assessment Design
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    • Examine existing artifacts for outcomes
      •  theses
      • seminar papers
      • special studies projects

 

 

Writing

Quantitative Reasoning

Critical Thinking

Selected Departmental Learning Goals

Chemistry

Economics

Film Studies

French

Psychology Methods

 

 

   

 
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