Resources, examples and ideas for supporting the development of a new program.

Developing Program Learning Outcomes

When developing a new program (degree, diploma, certificate etc.) it is always helpful to start with the vision of the graduate and what do you anticipate they should be able to know, do and value. These descriptions would be referred to as "program learning outcomes" and will help guide the development of the program if done early on and with general agreement by those who are working on the development of the program.

Writing Learning Outcomes for Programs

Sample Program Learning Outcomes

Linking Program Learning Outcomes to VIU's Graduate Attributes

Once you have developed even a draft version of your Program's Learning Outcomes, it is a good idea to 

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