Program Learning Outcomes
The goal of outcomes-based practice is student learning. Valencia has established "what students should know or do" upon their graduation through the Student Core Competencies and Program Learning Outcomes. The following course help participants design, implement and assess program learning outcomes.
LOBP2131 Learning Outcomes-based Practice 2 PD Hours
This seminar focuses on student learning as the central goal of a Valencia educator’s practice. Participants will be introduced to the construction, implementation and alignment of learning outcomes with a focus on the student core competencies (Think, Value, Communicate, Act). Participants will examine teaching and learning through the lens of the key questions: “What will the students be able to know or do?” and “How will I know they can do it?” Note: This course is part of the TLA Core Seminar series.
LOBP3331 Prgm Outcomes Assess.: Dev. Meaningful Assessment Plans 3 PD Hours
Focused on a series of interactive activities, this course will help participants develop essential skills for the program learning outcomes development process. Participants will work with examples and exercises to develop or contribute to the development of program learning outcomes plans, the collection and analysis of data across courses, and the subsequent creation of program, improvement plans.
LOBP3332 Prgm Outcomes Assess.: Models and Strategies that Work3 PD Hours
As a showcase of current and emerging best practices at Valencia, this course will offer examples of models and strategies for learning outcomes assessment drawn from diverse academic disciplines. The session will feature speakers from programs across the college who will share the process they experienced over time along with breakthroughs and lessons learned.Note: Sessions will be offered to discipline and/or division groups upon request. Please contact Laura Blasi or Wendi Dew.
3 PD HoursASMT2229 Assess Higher Order Thinking: Multiple Choice Question Dev.
In this course, faculty members will enhance their ability to develop, test, and revise multiple choice questions drawing on hands-on activities using examples from Valencia College faculty. Issues of validity including reliability will be included in the conversation.