ERIC Number: ED389345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Highline Community College Outcomes: Student Abilities across the Curriculum and within Departments.
Highline Community Coll., Des Moines, WA.
Compiled in 1994 by participating departments and the Student Outcomes Assessment Committee at Washington's Highline Community College, this booklet lists and explains expected student outcomes and abilities across the curriculum and within departments. The first section describes college-wide student outcomes in the following nine areas: thinking actively, taking responsibility, learning independently, working and learning cooperatively, communicating effectively, appreciating diversity, applying specific knowledge and skills, using technology, and solving problems. This section also lists student outcomes related to library instruction, indicating that students will be able to identify information needs, construct information search strategies, identify appropriate information sources, carry out the information search strategy, analyze information critically, and apply information to the original situation. The section then lists expected outcomes from participation in college student services, including human relations skills; knowledge of systems, diversity, and interdependence; critical thinking; and self-appraisal and self-esteem. The second section describes specific student outcomes for the following departments: accounting; air transportation; developmental studies and reading; economics and political science; engineering; foreign languages; general business; humanities and literature; journalism; life, earth, and general science; mathematics; medical assistance; nursing; office occupations; parent education; philosophy; printing; psychology; speech; and writing. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Highline Community Coll., Des Moines, WA.