How are students different when they exit a program?"
 

The first step of the assessment process is to answer this question with approximately 3-5 outcomes that map to the knowledge and capabilities students should demonstrate upon completing a program.

SMART Outcomes

Learning outcomes will vary from program to program, and may shift over time as faculty update the curriculum and degree requirements. Well-defined outcomes should always follow SMART criteria to ensure that they continue to provide realistic, usable data for program-level assessment.

Specific

Measurable

Attainable

Results-Focused

Time-Bound


Examples of Student Learning Outcomes

Humanities

Science

Social Science

Allied Health Science

Arts

Education

Professional


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Contact

Diana Leilani Karafin, PhD

Diana Leilani Karafin, PhD
Associate Vice Provost
diana.karafin@nyu.edu


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