Consistent with its mission and guiding principles, Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to academic excellence and continuous quality improvement, as supported by a sound teaching-learning process. Within this process, students and instructors share responsibility for learning that is a movement from the simple to the complex, the concrete to the abstract, and the dependent to the independent. The Academic Learning Compact (ALC) initiative supports the teaching-learning process by clearly identifying expected core student learning outcomes in the areas of content/discipline knowledge and skills, communication skills, and critical thinking skills; aligning curricula with expectations; and using assessment to guide continuous improvement.
Content/discipline knowledge and skills are assessed by papers, projects and exam questions in in core MS in IS courses.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills by:
Communication skills are assessed by papers, presentations and projects in core MS in IS courses.
Graduates will be able to:
Critical thinking skills are assessed by papers, projects and exam questions in in core MS in IS courses.
Updated September 2012