How do I use the outcomes page in a course?

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Outcomes are used to track mastery in a course. From the outcomes page, you can create and manage outcomes, create outcome groups, import outcomes, and manage rubrics.

Open Outcomes

Open Outcomes

In Course Navigation, click the Outcomes link.

View Outcomes

View Outcomes

On the outcomes page, you can create a new outcome [1], create a new outcome group [2], and find an outcome [3], and. If you have permission, you can import an outcome [4].

To view details about an outcome group, click the name of the outcome group [5].

To view an outcome, click the name of the outcome [6].

View Outcome

View Outcome

To view an outcome, click the name of the outcome [1].

You can view the outcome description [2], criterion rating [3], points needed for mastery [4], calculation method [5], and calculation method explanation [6].

To view items aligned with the outcome and outcome artifacts, click the outcome title [7].

Manage Outcome and Outcome Group

Manage Outcome

You can move [1], edit [2], or delete [3] an outcome or outcome group.

Note: You cannot delete an outcome that has been used to assess students.

Manage Rubrics

Manage Rubrics

You can also manage rubrics from the Outcomes page. To view and manage rubrics for the account, click the Manage Rubrics button.

Note: Managing rubrics from the Outcomes page is a feature option. If your Outcomes page does not display a Manage Rubrics button, you can manage rubrics for your course from the Rubrics link in Course Navigation. The Rubrics in Course Navigation feature option will be enforced for all accounts in the July 2020 release.

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