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Rubrics for General Education Outcomes  

The Tennessee Board of Regents has developed General Education Outcomes in six areas. The goal of this guide is to collect rubrics for each area.
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Learning Outcomes: 1

1.  Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate oral and/or written expression by listening and reading critically for elements that reflect an awareness of situation, audience, purpose, and diverse points of view.


    Learning Outcomes: 2

    2.  Students will demonstrate the ability to distill a primary purpose into a single, compelling statement and order and develop major points in a reasonable and convincing manner based on that purpose.


      Learning Outcomes: 3

      3.  Students will demonstrate the ability to develop appropriate rhetorical patterns (i.e., narration, example, process, comparison/contrast, classification, cause/effect, definition, argumentation) and other special functions (i.e., analysis or research), while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product.


        Learning Outcomes: 4

        4.  Students will demonstrate the ability to understand that the writing and/or speaking processes include procedures such as planning, organizing, composing, revising, and editing.


          Learning Outcomes: 5

          5.  Students will demonstrate the ability to make written and/or oral presentations employing correct diction, syntax, usage, grammar, and mechanics.


            Learning Outcomes: 6

            6.  Students will demonstrate the ability to manage and coordinate basic information gathered from multiple sources for the purposes of problem solving and decision-making.


              Learning Outcomes: 7

              7.  Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize the use of evidence, analysis, and persuasive strategies, including basic distinctions among opinions, facts, and inferences.


                Courses Meeting Communication General Education Requirement

                For the purpose of the Communication requirement, courses will come from such areas as English composition, oral presentational communication, and other areas emphasizing communicating to an audience.  The requirement does not include course work in areas such a writing intensive courses in disciplines like literature, history, or philosophy.

                All learning outcomes must be satisfied by any course(s) in this category.

                ENGL 1010  Composition I
                ENGL 1020  Composition II
                SP 110        Fundamentals of Public Speaking


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