Learning Outcomes for Cornell, CALS, CHE and Mann Library

Developing Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Simply put, a learning objective is what you want to teach, and the outcome is what you want  the students to know or be able to do at the end of a lesson. They are useful as your first stage planning tool to guide the rest of the activities of the lesson.  Objectives should involve higher level thinking concepts such as those identified in Bloom's Taxonomy, and they need to be measurable.  Measurement usually exists in the form of assessmentsResources in this section provide tips for creating objectives and outcomes.

Learning Outcomes and IL Standards -- ACRL and Other Resources