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Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

Learning Goals

General education at Quinsigamond Community College provides students with the skills, knowledge and perspectives that enable them to achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.

The following learning goals/competencies for general education are integrated into the courses that are required for each associate degree program. Click on the links to access current drafts of QCC outcomes assessment rubrics.

GOAL

Description

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Students will be able to write and speak effectively.

INFORMATION LITERACY

Students will engage in a reflective process of information discovery, articulate the value of information and its cycle of development, and participate responsibly in communities of learning.

QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Students will apply the concepts and methods of mathematics to solve problems.

SCIENTIFIC REASONING

Students will relate scientific methods of inquiry to the acquisition of knowledge.

TECHNICAL LITERACY

Students will utilize computer and emerging technologies effectively.

AESTHETICS

Students will appreciate the variety of human experiences as expressed through the arts.

MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES

Students will demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of diverse cultures.

ETHICS

Students will be able to assess their own ethical values and recognize ethical issues in a variety of contexts.

IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY

Students will reflect on the impact of technological advances on the individual, society and the environment.

CIVIC LITERACY

Students will demonstrate awareness of self and others and responsibilities of local, national and international citizenship.

October 2016 draft