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Learning Outcomes Assessment at the UMD Libraries

Examples of Course-level Learning Outcomes

Research as Inquiry

At the end of their first ENGL101 session, students will be able to...

  • formulate a simple research question by completing a brainstorming activity that examines facets of their general research topic

Searching as Strategic Exploration

At the end of their first ENGL101 session, students will be able to...

  • formulate effective search strategies in Academic Search Complete to locate relevant information sources for their topic.
  • identify at least three ways to contact a librarian for research assistance.

Searching as Strategic Exploration

Students will be able to locate statistical information about their assigned community group at the local, state, and national level and utilize data to identify community health needs.