Self-Navigating Expert Learner

Portrait of a Graduate: Self-Navigating Expert Learner

Self-Navigating, Expert Learner demonstrates flexible, critical, and reflective thinking to show self-evaluation, goal setting, and self-motivating behaviors when learning.


  • Possesses the disposition, strategies, and desire to learn, unlearn, and relearn especially in an uncertain, ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrates agility in thoughts and actions.
  • Skillfully transfers past learning into new situations.
  • Takes an active role in setting learning goals, uses strategies to achieve them, and reflects on the outcomes.
  • Shows strong understanding and belief of self to engage in reflection for individual improvement and advocacy.


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