Classroom Teaching Tools: Preparing The Syllabus -- Identifying and Writing Effective Course Level Learning Outcomes

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 It is a New School requirement that a course syllabus to include a list of student learning outcomes.  By the end of a course, what should students know?  What skills will they have learned or improved? What will they be able to do as a result of the course?  Learning outcomes are not only helpful for students, who better understand their learning, but assist faculty in course planning.  Participants in this workshop will be able to identify course learning outcomes and communicate them clearly to students.  This workshop is led by Carolyn Comiskey, Director of Assessment and Curricular Support.

All full-time and part-time faculty are invited to attend this opportunity to gather together with fellow faculty.  Please bring a copy of your syllabus.

This workshop will also be given on January 17, 1:00-2:00 p.m., 71 Fifth Avenue, Room 912

This event is open to members of the University community.


71 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor, Room 912

Free; seating is limited; reservations required by emailing


Contact Information:

Carolyn Comiskey,, 212.229.8947 x2758

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