In general, a goal is desired destination (end result).

For a class, a **goal** (a.k.a. *learning outcome*) is what the community (i.e. employers, colleagues, customers, future teachers, society) wants of you (the student) long after the course is over.

## Summary Goals

Students will be able to

Design Experiments/Conduct Experiments/Present Results

→ Get Technical Knowledge Down

→ Build Math Models

Apply Statistics to Engr. Tasks

Do Hands-on Experimental Work (esp. w/ electronics and computers)

Learn/Grow while Doing Projects

## Content Goals

Build Arduino circuits involving ARDX components

Write computer programs (MATLAB and Arduino)

Explain/apply electronics knowledge (theory plus hands on)

Explain/apply mechanics knowledge

Explain/apply thermal science knowledge (fluid mechanics and heat transfer)

## Statistics Goals

Explain/Apply Stats knowledge from text

Describe/plot data

Estimate probabilities

Conduct a hypothesis test

Design an experiment using statistics

Calculate a confidence interval

Do ANOVA, Run a Chi-squared test, Do linear correlation.

## Life Skills Goals

#1. Solve Problems

#2. Demonstrate Self-Leadership

#3. Demonstrate Self-Management

#4. Communicate Effectively (Comm)

#5. Get Knowledge Down (Figure out/Remember/Explain knowledge) (KC)

#6 Do Critical Thinking (CT)

#7. Do Reflective Thinking (RT)

#8. Work on a Team

#9. Demonstrate Emotional Intelligence (EI)

#10. Explain/Apply the Theory of Human Performance