Outcomes Goal 1:
Students will systematically analyze and evaluate information, concepts, and ideas in order to identify underlying assumptions, purposes, and questions, and synthesize this knowledge logically to form conclusions and recognize implications of those conclusions.
Students will evaluate the eight elements of thought using nine intellectual standards (accuracy, clarity, precision, depth, breadth, relevance, fairness, significance, and logic).
Students will communicate their arguments and beliefs clearly and succinctly in writing.
Students will recognize common language barriers in the written and spoken word.
Outcomes Goal 2
Students will articulate their own beliefs and convictions, as well as others’, beliefs, about what it means to be human and to create a just society.
Students will evaluate ethical and other issues from multiple perspectives and employ those considerations to chart coherent and justifiable courses of action.
Students will integrate the concepts of sustainability into their thinking and decision-making.
Outcomes Goal 3
Students will reflect on their thinking and learning process in order to improve upon it.