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Writing Learning Outcomes: A Guide for Academics at the University of Dublin, Trinity College - Ann Lahiff (2006), updated by Ciara O’Farrell/Jonny Johnston, Centre for Academic Practice, Nov. 2019


This practitioner’s guide provides an introduction to learning outcomes and an overview of the rationale for using outcomes in your academic practice. It considers the differences between aims and outcomes-based approaches to teaching and learning and provides practical and practicable information on constructing learning outcomes at Trinity. It is accompanied by a one-page summary document and overview of the guide and a short summary resource for reference.