Global Learning Student Outcomes

The fifteen learning outcomes are grouped in three clusters:

  • Global Perspectives (Knowledge) – What knowledge does the College want students to attain during their time at Becker?
  • Intercultural Communication and Cross-Cultural Adjustment (Skills) – What skills does the College want students to possess when they leave Becker?
  • Social Justice and Sustainable Development (Attitudes) – What does the College want students to value as global citizens, workers, and leaders?

And are detailed below:

Global Perspectives (Knowledge) – What knowledge does the College want students to attain during their time at Becker?

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of one’s own culture and history and at least one other culture and history.
  2. Students will compare the historical, political, religious, and economic forces that have shaped the current world system.
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of world geography and conditions in relation to current events.
  4. Students will understand their culture in a comparative context and will recognize that their culture is one of many diverse cultures and that alternate perceptions and behaviors may be based on cultural differences.
  5. Students will value and be aware of intercultural communication concepts.

Intercultural Communication and Cross-Cultural Adjustment (Skills) – What skills does the College want students to possess when they leave Becker?

  1. Students will recognize individual and cultural differences and demonstrate an ability to communicate and interact effectively and respectfully across cultures.
  2. Students will use knowledge, diverse cultural frames of reference, and alternate perspectives to think critically and solve problems.
  3. Students will demonstrate awareness of their own values as well as of their biases and how those influence interaction and relationships with others.
  4. Students will show respect and empathy for diversity.
  5. Students will display an ability to successfully and responsibly use technology to participate in the global exchange of ideas and information.

Social Justice and Sustainable Development (Attitudes) – What does the College want students to value as global citizens, workers, and leaders?

  1. Students will show sensitivity to and respect for personal and cultural differences and a commitment to responsible Global Citizenship, which includes personal engagement in community/world issues.
  2. Students will interpret how the behavior of individuals, groups, and nations affects others in terms of human rights and the well-being of the planet.
  3. Students will identify ways of handling and sustaining environmental resources that will protect future generations’ ability to meet their own needs.
  4. Students will recognize the need to protect human rights in areas such as access to education, health care, and employment, and safety.
  5. Students will demonstrate the ability to perceive any given event from more than one cultural viewpoint and learn how to create cultural bridges.
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