Learning outcomes, learning goals, indicators, and competencies are different terms that all refer to "the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and habits of mind that students take with them from a learning experience," (Suskie, 2004).
How can I write effective learning goals/outcomes?
According to Suskie (2004) and Palomba and Banta (1999) the following suggestions provide several ways in which you can improve your written outcomes.
Suskie, L. (2004). Assessing student learning. Bolton, MA: Anker.
Palomba, C. A., & Banta, T. W. (1999). Assessment Essentials. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.