Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   INVEST Capstone

 Title Abbreviation:   INVEST CAPSTONE

 Department:    INV

 Course #:    90

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    320401

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Students prepare a portfolio of their work within INVEST, which will allow them to track and be aware of their own growth, accomplishments, learning, and employment readiness. The portfolio serves as their culminating project.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize and understand the portfolio process as a means of recording, showcasing, and measure progress toward education and career goals.
  2. Identify elements and format of a portfolio that most effectively showcases individual skills and experiences
  3. Analyze learning and progress toward goals by critically evaluating artifacts of individual work and experiences within the classroom, campus, community, and workplace
  4. Learn to develop and use audio-visual aids effectively.
  5. Present portfolio to an identified audience to celebrate and commit to further development

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.

Course Contents

  1. The meaning of a portfolio in assessment
  2. Exploring and evaluating elements and formats
  3. Gathering and analyzing artifacts
  4. Presenting a plan
  5. A plan for modification
  6. Portfolio Presentation