ESPE Major Learning Outcomes

Students will:

1)be able to devise a hypothesis-driven research project, and to understand the difference between observation and interpretation.

2) master scientific communication both oral and written.

3) make coherent well-supported interpretations from primary data and observations.

4) know how to go about finding missing information, either in terms of library/literature/web searching or in terms of what needs to be done in the lab or in the field to get the information.

 Major Learning Goals

GOAL #1: To be able to devise a hypothesis-driven research project, and to understand the difference between observation and interpretation.

GOAL #2: To master scientific communication both oral and written.

GOAL #3: to make coherent well-supported interpretations from primary data

and observations.

GOAL #4: to know how to go about finding missing information, either in terms of library/literature/web searching or in terms of what needs to be done in the lab or in the field to get the information.