2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) 
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2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Outcomes

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The most important outcome of all teaching and learning at Walden University is to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to

  • Understand and continuously develop and change themselves, the organizations in which they work, and society at large.
  • Create new knowledge dedicated to the improvement of social conditions, and to positively impact society by putting that knowledge into practice, by modeling their learning through action, and by being civically engaged.
  • Continue learning across their lifetimes, as practitioners, researchers, and scholars, and to continue to impact social change.
  • Achieve professional excellence as active and influential professionals by applying their learning to specific problems and challenges in their work settings and professional practice.
  • Be information literate, including knowing the literature of their professional fields and reading it critically.
  • Understand the design and methods of inquiry in their professional fields.
  • Practice in their professional fields legally and ethically.
  • Communicate effectively, particularly to communicate their learning and research to others.
  • Appreciate, respect, and advocate for diversity and multiculturalism within their professional fields.
  • Function flexibly and effectively in a variety of educational environments, including online and distributed environments.