Belmont College

Core Learning Outcomes

The following core learning outcomes are the goals of all members of the Belmont College community.

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Belmont believes that when practiced across the life span, the goals encourage personal and professoinal growth, the ability to function in an employment situation and in the world at large, community service, and good citizenship.

  1. Communicate Effectively (Written, Oral, Reading)
    1. Written Communication Skills and Competencies
      1. Produces clear, correct, and coherent written material adapted to purpose, occasion, and audience.
      2. Demonstrates an understanding of writing as a process which includes pre-writing, revision, editing, and proofreading.
      3. Researches and writes a documented paper using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and phrasing.
    2. Oral Communication Skills and Competencies
      1. Use clear, coherent, and persuasive language.
      2. Selects and uses appropriate support materials to enhance oral presentations.
      3. Organizes and articulates ideas for a range of audiences and purposes.
    3. Reading/Listening Skills and Competencies
      1. Retrieves, organizes, interprets, and analyzes information from a variety of sources.
      2. Integrates new information into the individual’s existing body of knowledge.
      3. Uses technology to gather, process, and communicate information.
      4. Demonstrates an understanding of self and relationships with others through all forms of communication and listening skills.
  2. Think Critically and Creatively
    1. Identifies and challenges assumptions
    2. Can see a problem or issue from a variety of perspectives.
    3. Thinks logically, analytically, and systematically to problem solve.
    4. Demonstrates critical and creative thinking skills in discipline specific and employment situations.
  3. Learn Actively
    1. Engages in individual and team learning through listening, observing, reading, and doing.
    2. Develops professional expertise and competencies.
    3. Examines and develops interpersonal/personal skills, such as basic independent living skills, professional attitude, social skills, and self discipline.
    4. Applies quantitative and qualitative concepts, logic, and symbolic systems/mathematical techniques as required by employment and discipline-specific situations.
    5. Demonstrates personal and professional integrity and ethics, including a work ethic of doing the best job possible at all times.
    6. Integrates and uses basic technology and information technology throughout the educational experience.
  4. Accept Accountability
    1. Takes responsibility for current and lifelong learning.
    2. Develops proficiency in self-evaluation through introspection and reflection.
    3. Participates fully in the college institutional effectiveness plan.
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