Advanced Degree Institutional Learning Objectives (ILO) Version 8
Everyone associated with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa should understand that it is a Hawaiian Place of Learning. Institutional learning objectives (ILOs) encompass the University of Hawaii at Mānoa graduate experience as a whole, academic and co-curricular. It is through the combined effort of faculty, staff, students, and administrators that students achieve the ILOs. ILOs are a way to envision what graduate programs want students to know, do, and value by the time they graduate. They provide a means to promote the education that underlies an advanced degree and our desire for student success in their graduate experience.
Knowledge and Understanding
1. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in one or more general subject areas related to, but not confined to, a specific area of interest.
2. Demonstrate understanding of research methodology and techniques specific to one’s field of study.
Intellectual and Applied Skills
3. Apply research methodology and/or scholarly inquiry techniques specific to one’s field of study.
4. Critically analyze, synthesize, and utilize information and data related to one’s field of study.
5. Proficiently communicate and disseminate information in a manner relevant to the field and intended audience.
6. Conduct research or projects as a responsible and ethical professional, including consideration of and respect for other cultural perspectives.
7. Interact professionally with others.
|Learning Outcome||Potential Indicator/Evidence|
|1. Comprehensive knowledge|
|2. Understanding of research methodology|
|3. Research methodology and/scholarly inquiry techniques|
|4. Critically analyze and synthesize information and data|
|5. Communicate appropriately|
|6. Responsible, ethical, professional conduct of research|
|7. Interact professionally|