Learning outcomes have become a staple of most educational settings. However, many teachers still struggle with creating learning outcomes that are both measurable by assessment and meaningful to their classroom and students’ learning.

In this course, you will learn the basics of learning outcomes, including their importance to student learning and their role in assessment. You will explore how to write measurable learning outcomes using frameworks such as Bloom’s taxonomy and ensure that these outcomes are meaningful in immediate learning as well as 21st-century learning skills. In addition, you’ll cultivate specific strategies and practices for improving learning outcomes and assessments and explore the role of backward design in creating learning outcomes that will most benefit your students and overall practice.

Using the techniques from this course, you will be able to create learning objectives that truly measure the skills you want your students to demonstrate and ensure that your lessons and assessments align to create a powerful, cohesive learning experience.