Writing Effective Outcomes:



SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. It is a framework used to set goals that are clear and actionable. When setting goals, it's important to make sure they are SMART goals so that they can be effectively achieved.


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Here's what each letter of SMART stands for:

Your goal should be clear and well-defined. This means avoiding vague or broad goals and being specific about what you want to achieve.

Your goal should have a way to measure progress and success. This can include using numbers, percentages, or other metrics to track your progress.
Your goal should be realistic and attainable. This means taking into account your skills, resources, and time constraints.
Your goal should be relevant to your overall objectives and values. It should align with your broader vision and mission.
Your goal should have a deadline or timeline attached to it. This helps to create a sense of urgency and accountability.

By using the SMART framework, you can set goals that are actionable and attainable to achieve success with your student learning and operational outcomes.



Writing Effective Outcomes

  1. What are Outcomes?
  2. SMART Goals
  3. Bloom's Taxonomy
  4. Bloom's Verbs
  5. Review
  6. Quiz