Establishing instructional outcomes entails identifying exactly what students will be expected to learn. Instructional outcomes do not describe what students will do but what they will
learn. The instructional outcomes must reflect important learning and must lend themselves to various forms of assessment so that all students are able to demonstrate their understanding of the content. Insofar as the outcomes influence instructional activities, the resources teachers use, and the methods of assessment teachers employ, they hold a central place in Domain 1.