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