Student Learning Outcomes
Need help with eLumen?
Videos, step-by-step instructions, and training presentations are available at the two links above. The page is currently under construction so please check back to see if a new video/instructions are available. Workshops on eLumen will be provided by Staff Development in the fall and spring semesters. You can also contact your SLOA Committee Division Representative for help. The SLOA Coordinator is happy to provide one-on-one instruction or help. Contact the SLOA Coordinator, currently Jan Chadwick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (714) 992-7437 for further assistance.
What is a SLO?
Student Learning Outcomes are defined in terms of the knowledge,
skills, and abilities that a student has attained at the end (or as a
result) of his or her engagement in a particular set of higher
Why do SLOs matter?
"Employers and elected officials have never been clearer in their
demand that the graduates of U.S. colleges and universities should
possess an increasingly specific set of higher-order literacies and
communications skills. Students, parents, and the public are looking
not only at the price of a college credential, but also at the quality
of general education and career education that lies behind the
credential. In particular, they want to know what the learning gained
in these programs will mean in the marketplace of employment and in
their lives as citizens and community members.” Council for Higher