Outcomes Assessment

Learning outcomes assessment is an essential element of the study abroad process. The primary reason for engaging in outcomes assessment is to increase student learning and development. (Deardorff, 2009, p. 221). The goal of Northeastern University is to examine both personal and academic outcomes. This allows the institution to understand what students are learning abroad and assists us in improving the study abroad experience for students Deardorff, D. K. (2009). How and why to use results of outcomes assessment. In Bollen, M. C. (Ed.) A guide to outcomes assessment in education abroad. Carlisle, PA: Forum on Education Abroad.

Learning Outcomes

Disciplinary Knowledge

Social and Emotional Growth

Global Awareness

Cultural Consciousness

Language Learning

Lifelong Learning

Engagement