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Lesson 9: Crafting a Student Learning Outcome: Formula #3

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Students will + [action verb/action verb phrase goes here] + [description of the product to be generated/performance to be accomplished/thing to be done] + as exhibited by or on [name the assessment activity specifically here] + with a score/achievement level of [provide the acceptable indicator of successful demonstration].

SLO examples using this formula:

Students will interpret blueprints to weld together three pieces of metal on the Welding Repair Project with a score of 80% on higher on the Welding Rubric.

When writing a measurable SLO, it is important to:

  • focus on student behavior
  • use simple, specific action verbs
  • select appropriate assessment methods
  • state desired performance criteria