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JumpStart Your Learning Tutorial: Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Katherine provides some insight into how learning in university is different from learning in high school. As you begin your learning journey, it will be helpful for you to understand what is expected of you as a university student. Meeting the following learning outcomes will help you to adapt and successfully meet the expectations of your new learning environment.


After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain the differences between being a high school student and a university student 
  • Describe the expectations placed on you as a member of the scholarly community 
  • Define your role as learner, help-seeker, community-builder and co-contributor 
  • Identify communication strategies necessary to participate within a scholarly community 
  • Recognize the common errors students make when writing to their professors seeking help