Student Learning Outcomes
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HCC College-Wide Student Learning
for Student Learning Outcomes
These outcomes describe an integrated set of foundational
knowledge, skills, and attitudes that prepare the student for
future academic and career success. These are basic competencies
enabling a lifetime of self-directed learning, effective
communication, and responsible citizenship.
The ability to identify
and summarize assumptions, issues, and salient arguments, as
well as to draw logically valid conclusions from statements,
images, data, and other forms of evidence relevant to
discipline- or occupation-specific content, and to assess the
implications and consequences of conclusions.
Resources for Critical Thinking
to express original thought,
to take a position and defend it using solid evidence and sound
reasoning; and to recognize and consider the perspectives and
contributions of others.
The ability to
comprehend, analyze, estimate, use, and evaluate quantitative
information arising in a variety of situations and involving a
combination of words, data sets, graphs, diagrams, and symbols.
Resources for Quantitative Reasoning
The ability to read,
write, listen, speak and use visual and other nonverbal means of
communication with clarity and purpose while being mindful of
Resources for Effective Communication
Demonstrate Civic Responsibility in
Diverse and Multifaceted Environments
The ability to understand
and interact productively and ethically with others in diverse
local, national, and global communities with an informed
awareness of contemporary issues, their historical contexts, and
their personal relevance.
Resources for Civic Responsibility
Develop Information and Visual Literacy
The ability to assess the
information requirements of complex projects, to identify
potential textual, visual and electronic resources, to obtain
the needed information, to interpret, evaluate, synthesize,
organize, and use that information, regardless of format, while
adhering strictly to the legal and ethical guidelines governing
information access in today’s society.
Resources for Information and Visual Literacy