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Converting Teacher-Centered Course Outcomes to Learner-Centered Course Outcomes

Course or Teacher-Centered Outcome in Syllabus Learner-Centered Equivalent in Syllabus
  1. introduce students to the major turning points and processes in North American history from early colonization to the end of the Civil War era
  1. list and describe the major turning points and processes in North American history from early colonization to the end of the Civil War era
  1. create an understanding of the formal constructs of physical design.
  1. understand the formal constructs of physical design
  1. enable students to develop and practice their skills of written analysis and communication
  1. develop and practice their skills of written analysis and communication
  1. to enhance students' understanding of how gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic class have shaped Americans' lives
  1. understand how gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic class have shaped Americans' lives
  1. Introduce the basics of partial differential equations
  1. solve an array of partial differential equations
  1. To teach University students enough about health services, health products, and the health delivery system so that they will be able to function effectively as consumers in the health marketplace
  1. function effectively as consumers in the health marketplace
  1. To introduce students to the ways professional historians think and work, including the ways in which historical questions are posed and historical evidence is analyzed and interpreted
  1. learn to think like a professional historian by posing questions, analyzing data, and interpreting evidence
  1. provide an overview of European history from the watershed of Napoleonic rule and the legacies of the French Revolution through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ending with the choices Europeans now face in the post Cold War world
  1. construct themes that bind and separate the events of European history from Napoleon to the post Cold War world