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Goals, Outcomes, and Benchmarks

Author: Ashley Sweatt

This lesson describes outcomes and benchmarks, articulating their relationship to goals.

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Notes on "Goals, Outcomes, and Benchmarks"


(00:00 - 00:11) Introduction

(00:12 - 00:29) What Will You Learn Today?

(00:30 - 02:09) What is the Difference Between Goals, Benchmarks, and Outcomes?

(02:10 - 03:29) How are Outcomes Determined in a Professional Development Plan?

(03:30 - 05:12) What are Benchmarks?

(05:13 - 05:49) What Did You Learn Today?

(05:50 - 06:16) Reflection



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