Learning Contracts

Activity

An agreement developed by the student(s) and instructor to provide clear measurable goals and define what the student will accomplish in a given period of time, with a specific amount of input by the instructor. These are useful for students to negotiate goals and guidelines at the start of the semester, or to delineate groupwork expectations for each student.

Appropriate Content Areas

All

Goals & Objectives

Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).

The contract is a way of setting and conveying goals and objectives for the course, a given activity, or group interaction.