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LA400

LearningObjectivesWorksheet

CheckoneofMet,PartiallyMet,orNotMet.Providespecificassignmentor
activityexamples.Youmayrefertocourseswiththeassignmentoractivity
example.

I.

CommunicationandProblemSolving

IconsidertheModernDanceclassItooktobean
expressiveart.Itfreedmefrommystressesand
allowedmetofocusonthemovements.Duringthe
final,Ichoreographedadancethatbestreflected
myselfandwhatIhadlearnedinthecourse

Demonstrate
leadership,
negotiation,
relational, and
consensus skills

Becauseoflabandgroupwork,Ihavegrown
confidentenoughtopossessaleadershiprole,while
remainingopentoothersopinionsandreaching
agreements.

Use
technological
skills to access
information,
organize
knowledge, and
communicate

DuringmytimeatSetonHill,Iwasrequiredin
almostallmymajorclasses(andsomeliberalarts
classes)tousetechnologyandperform
presentations,researchreliablejournalsandarticles,
andbeabletosuccessfullycommunicatethe
informationthatIorganizedtoprofessorsandfellow
classmates

Propose new
solutions to
current issues

ThroughmyresearchofarticlesinSeniorSeminar,I
havefoundvariousmethodstoimproveuponpatient
satisfactionratesinthehealthcarefield.Iplanto
applythesepointerstomyinternshipasaliaison

NotMet

Met

Use the
expressive arts
as a mode of
inquiry or
expression

PartiallyMet

SubObjective

Provideexampleofspecificassignmentoractivity

withExcelaHealthforthesakeofthepatients.
Express
arguments or
main points
clearly, in
written and oral
communication

InBiologySeminar,Iwasrequiredtocomposea
paperonwhetherornotGodcreatedtheworldbased
onwhatIhavelearnedintheliberalartscurriculum,
orifwecanaccredittheBigBangTheoryand
evolution,basedonwhatIhavelearnedwithinmy
biologydegree

Transfer
knowledge and
values into
sound decisionmaking

BasedonthethemesIhavelearnedfromthe
CatholicSocialTeaching,Iwillalwaysstriveto
maintainmyvaluesbyhelpingthoselessfortunate.
AsaPhysicianAssistant,Iwillberequiredtoutilize
myknowledgetoproperlydiagnosepatients(while
alwayskeepingtheirbestinterestinmind).

Historical,Cultural,andGlobalAwareness
Provideexampleofspecificassignmentoractivity

Ihavesuccessfullyfulfilledmylanguagerequirement
atSetonHillUniversitybycompletingElementary
SpanishandCultureII.

Communicate in X
a second
language at the
introductory
college level
Analyze the
impact of
history,
geography, and
socio-cultural
dynamics on
global
interactions
from a variety
of disciplinary

NotMet

PartiallyMet

SubObjective

IhaveyettocompleteWesternCulturesand
TraditionsII;however,inWesternCulturesand
TraditionsIwecoveredaseveralhistoricalpeople,
suchasAristotleandLeonardodaVinciandthe
contributionstheyhadtoscienceandsociety.Our
examsconsistedoflabelingseveralgeographicmaps
ofthedifferentcountries.InmyAfricanCultures
class,wewererequiredtomemorizethecountriesof
Africa.Wealsolearnedabouttheircultureandhowit
cametobe,whichisverydifferentthanthatofthe
UnitedStates.

perspectives
Analyze current
and historical
events through
the lens of
spirituality and
faith

InWomeninReligion,welearnedaboutseveralsaints
andfamouswomeninreligionwhoabidedbythe
themesoftheCatholicSocialTeachingtohelpothers,
alltoservetheLord.Thesewomen,includingSaint
ElizabethAnnSeton,hadgreatfaithandinspiredme
togrowinmyownfaithasastudentandbelieverof
God.

Assess privilege
and oppression
from the
perspective of
culture, race,
class, and
gender

MyWomenInReligioncoursealsocovered
oppressionofculture,race,class,andgender.We
learnedhowjihads(Muslims)arehighlydiscriminated
againstoraccusedofbeingterroristsbecauseof
howtheylook.Feminismwasanothertopicdiscussed,
whichistheadvocacyforwomensrightsthatweare
allcreatedequal.Asmiddleclasscitizens,according
totheCatholicSocialTeaching,weshouldstriveto
helpthoseofthelowerclass.

MultipleModesofInquiry
NotMet

PartiallyMet

SubObjective

Provideexampleofspecificassignmentoractivity

Generate and
analyze
numerical and
scientific data

Eachofmychemistrycourses,GeneralChemistryI&
IIalongwithOrganicChemistryI&II,requiredmeto
useseveralmachines(IR,NMR,Gas
Chromatography)thatgenerateddataIhadtoanalyze.
ForExample,theNMRmachineinOrganicChemistry
reqirredinsertingasolution,andthecomputer
generatedagraphwithseveralpeaks.Fromthose
peaks,youcoulddeterminethenumberofcarbon
compoundsandproperlydeterminethemolecule.

Locate and
analyze
expressive

InSeniorSeminar,wewererequiredtofindfive
currenteventarticles,comprehendtheinformationand
formulateanobjective,analysisandexpansion,break

itdownandpresentittotheclass,whilealso
incorporatingitintoourmajors/futurejobs.Because
ofmyinternship,Idecidedtosearchpatient
satisfactionratesinhospitalsandwhatisbeingdone
improveuponHCAHPSscores.

media to gain
information or
comprehend the
significance of
an issue or an
event
Organize and
manage
resources in a
creative way to
achieve impact

InmySeminarinThinkingandWritingcourse,Iwas
requiredtosubmitafifteenpageresearchpaperwith
severalreliablesources.BecauseIhavemany
allergies,Ichosetofocusonfoodallergies
(specificallypeanutallergies).Iformulatedthepaper
sothatitfirstintroducedallergies,thenfocusedinon
peanutallergiesspecifically,followedbyhow
allergiesaremaintainedinordertobringthepaperfull
circle.

Find, evaluate,
and apply
information

InmyIntroductoryPsychologyclass,Iwasrequiredto
watchafilmofanykindandapplythepsychological
conceptslearnedintheclasstothefilm.Ichoseto
watchAngelinaJoliesfilmUnbroken,whichgives
thebiographyofbombardierLouisZamperini.I
researchedthepsychologicalconceptscoveredinclass
moreindepthandsuccessfullyappliedtheinformation
tothefilm,whichwasthenformulatedintoaseven
pageresearchpaper.

Interpret
quantitative and
qualitative
information to
present a logical
argument based
on supporting
data

InmyCellBiologyLaboratoryatSetonHill
University,Iwasrequiredtocompleteasemesterlong
researchprojectthatinvolvedinterpretingquantitative
andqualitativeinformationtopresentalogical
argumentbasedonsupportingdata.Thepurposeofthe
researchprojectwastodosemouselungepithelial
cellswithaspecificchemicalfoundincigarettesmoke
anddeterminewhetherornotthechemicalhadan
impactonaspecificproteinsexpression.A
qualitativetechniqueusedtodeterminewhichcells
wereviable(living)versusnonviable(nonliving),was
referredtoastrypanblue.Othertechniques,which
werequalitative,includedflorescentmicroscopy,
qRTPCR,SDSPAGE,andWesternBlotting.
Followingtheseexperiments,aformaltwentyfive
pagelabreportwasrequired,alongwithaposter
presentationthatrepresentedandsupportedthedata

wecollectedthroughoutthedurationofthesemester.

IV. SelfReflectionandAssessment

Inmyliberalartsphilosophyclass,wewererequired
tothinkphilosophicallyandengageinethicaldebates
duringclass,basedontheinformationwewere
learning.

Apply Catholic
social teaching
to the analysis
of
contemporary
social issues

DuringfreshmanyearinmyFaith,Religionand
Societycourse,Iwasrequiredtochooseanissue
experiencedworldwideandcorrelateittothe
principlesoftheCatholicSocialTeaching.Ichose
worldhungerandcreatedafifteenminutePowerPoint
presentationexplainingwhathungeris,whoiteffects,
howitismanaged,anditsapplicationtoseveral
themesoftheCatholicSocialTeaching.Thesethemes
includedcontributingtothecommongood,solidarity,
optionforthepoorandvulnerable,rightsand
responsibilities,andthelifeanddignityofthehuman
person.

Recognize the
X
value of diverse
spiritual and
religious
perspectives

InFaith,ReligionandSociety,wehadabrief
overviewofeachofthedifferentreligions,including
Buddhism,Islam,Christianity,JudaismandHinduism.
WeevenperformaBuddhistmeditation,whichwas
verynewandinsightfulforme.

Integrate the
practice of
charity with the
skill of justice

NotMet

Met

Demonstrate
ethical
decisionmaking
grounded in
philosophical
inquiry

PartiallyMet

SubObjective

Provideexampleofspecificassignmentoractivity

DuringmytimeatSetonHill,mysoccerteam
participatedinseveralvolunteerevents.Oneevent
includedvolunteeringattheOtterbeinUnited
MethodistChurchinGreensburg,whereweprepared
andservedamealforthehomeless.

Exercise
responsible
freedom and
civic
engagement
based on an
informed value
system

InSeniorSeminar,wewererequiredtocompleteand
EthicalPresentationbasedonsomethingrelatedtoour
futurefield.BecauseIaminterestedinPhysician
Assistant,IchosetopresentonHIPAAlawsand
regulations,whichprovidedthebasisforthe
healthcaresystem.Althoughwehavefreedomof
speech,certaininformationistoremainconfidentialor
onesjobcouldbejeopardized.