Worcester State University
Institutional Assessment

 

Institutional Learning Outcomes

Worcester State University is a "LEAP Institution," and as such, uses the Essential Learning Outcomes developed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The ELOs are

«  Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

• Through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and the arts

«  Intellectual and Practical Skills

• Inquiry and analysis

• Critical and creative thinking

• Written and oral communication

• Quantitative literacy

• Information literacy

• Teamwork and problem solving

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance

«  Personal and Social Responsibility

• Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global

• Intercultural knowledge and competence

• Ethical reasoning and action

• Foundations and skills for lifelong learning

Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges

«  Integrative and Applied Learning

• Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies

 

Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems

 
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