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Learning Outcomes for Psych 131

Four domains form the learning outcomes for Psych 131. Through active participation in this course and completion of required assignments, students will:

I. Goal Setting and Motivation

  1. Identify specific factors influencing personal motivation and success
  2. Articulate how to self-monitor learning and how to adjust study behaviors accordingly
  3. Learn strategies for creating short-term and long-term goals

II. Time Management and Planning

  1. Identify specific details of how time is currently spent
  2. Articulate priorities impacting use of time
  3. Learn specific time management strategies to achieve goals

III. Learning Strategies and Individual Differences

  1. Identify and understand learning preferences and strategies
  2. Articulate how personal preferences affect others when learning individually or in groups
  3. Develop strategies for academic success, including: thinking, note taking, testing, and reading

IV. Team-Based, Peer Group Interaction

  1. Identify appropriate/inappropriate ways of interacting with peer students in group or team-based, in-class interactions
  2. Articulate the value of working in groups and increase value of working with students who have diverse backgrounds and experiences
  3. Demonstrate the ability to balance multiple perspectives when working with others

Outcomes for specific course activities and assignments are determined by each instructor.