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How do I create an outcome for an account in Improved Outcomes Management?

If you cannot find an outcome to use, you can create a new outcome for the account. Outcomes can be created from the account, sub-account, or course level.

Outcomes can be included in assignment rubrics as a way to assess mastery of outcomes aligned to specific assignments.

Open Account

Open Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Outcomes

Open Outcomes

In Account Navigation, click the Outcomes link.

Create New Outcome

Create New Outcome

To create a new outcome, click the Create button.

Create Outcome

Create Outcome

Enter the name or code for the outcome in the Name field [1].

To add a friendly name for the outcome, enter a name in the Friendly Name field [2].

Use the Rich Content Editor to add an outcome description in the Description field [3].

Modify Proficiency Rating

Modify Proficiency Rating

To modify the name of the proficiency rating of the outcome, click the Proficiency Ratings field and enter the updated term [1]. To modify the number of the proficiency rating, click the Points field and enter the updated number [2].

To change how the outcome is calculated, click the Calculation Method drop-down menu [3]. You can select Decaying Average, n Number of Times, Most Recent Score, and Highest Score.

You can also select an outcome group for the new outcome. By default, the outcome will be placed in the course outcome group [4]. To select an outcome group, click the name of the group [5]. To create a new group for your outcome, click theCreate New Group link [6].

To save your outcome, click the Create button [7].

View Outcome

View Outcome

View your newly created outcome.