First-Year Experience
Georgia Southern University

Student Learning Outcomes

Versions of the outcomes in both third person and second person are linked here.  The second person format is provided as an option for faculty to use on their syllabi.

Seminar outcomes

Students will . . .

S1: Critically evaluate print and electronic information for its currency, relevancy, authority, accuracy and purpose.

S2. Identify and access appropriate sources for their academic research needs.

S3: Explain the academic integrity provisions of the Student Conduct Code and consider their own ethical responsibilities within and beyond the university community.

Extended Orientation outcomes

Students will . . .

EO1: Examine what they value, set goals for college aligned with those values, and make concrete plans for achieving their goals. In order to achieve this larger outcome, students will

  1. Describe why they are in college and what they think college will be like, and compare these things to the expectations of the university community.
  2. Explain behaviors that influence their academic and personal success.
  3. Describe expectations of their degree program and develop a realistic plan for achieving their academic goals.
  4. Examine challenges to achieving their goals (management of time, finances and other circumstances) and develop a plan to overcome personal challenges.

EO2: Locate Georgia Southern resources and services necessary for their academic and personal success.

Last updated: 8/2/2017

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