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Institutional Learning Outcomes


Communication Learning Outcomes

The learner will express, interpret, and modify ideas/information (both written and oral), including but not limited to reading text accurately and correctly; writing and speaking with a clear purpose and organization; using appropriate communication styles that suit the message, purpose, and context; and employing active listening techniques.

Computation and Financial Literacy Learning Outcomes

The learner will understand and apply mathematical concepts and reasoning using numerical data and demonstrate knowledge of financial concepts and skills.

Critical Reasoning Learning Outcomes

The learner will distinguish between inductive and deductive reasoning; evaluate sources for credibility and accuracy; define problems; engage with varied perspectives; recognize logical fallacies; distinguish between and apply qualitative and quantitative data; and develop complex decisions and arguments utilizing analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills.

Technology and Information Literacy Learning Outcomes

The learner will define, collect, organize, evaluate, and apply information from a variety of sources and formats both online and in person; understand basic technology concepts and functionality in order to locate, retrieve, synthesize, and disseminate information; and demonstrate the ethical and legal use of information and the socioeconomic issues regarding information.

Community and Civic Responsibility Learning Outcomes

The learner will engage with ideas, perspectives, and aesthetic expressions from diverse communities with sensitivity and recognition of the ethical issues and values of connecting with and contributing to society.

Personal and Interpersonal Skills Learning Outcomes

The learner will work cooperatively and productively with others in a variety of contexts including but not limited to small group and team settings;  understand and evaluate their capabilities; manage their personal and professional growth by setting realistic and appropriate goals; and effectively manage both face-to-face and mediated communication and relationships.

General Education Learning Outcomes

Basic Skills for Communication - Demonstrate effective oral and written literacy.
Mathematics - Demonstrate numerical and computational literacy.
Humanities - Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze the creative human experience.
Natural/Physical Sciences - Demonstrate scientific literacy.
Social and Behavioral Sciences - Demonstrate the ability to analyze the social and individual human experience.

General Education Vision Statement

In order to lay a broad foundation for students' education and develop the skills necessary for participation in a free and democratic society, the KCKCC General Education program endeavors to enhance students' understanding of language and communication, to improve the quality of their reading and writing, to develop analytical and critical thinking skills, to deepen their awareness of our national and global heritage and interconnections, and foster lifelong learning.

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