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What are the DLES?
"The Undergraduate Degree Level Expectations (UDLEs) and Graduate University Degree Level Expectations (GDLEs) represent the threshold level skills and knowledge Ontario students must demonstrate in order to successfully complete their programs. The Degree Level Expectations form an integral part of Ontario’s Quality Assurance Framework, which establishes the protocols for the approval of new undergraduate and graduate programs and the review of existing programs at publicly assisted universities”. (
What are the Brock DLES?
Brock University has adopted the 6 DLES as established by OCAV. See the UDLES and GDLES at http://www.brocku.ca/vp-academic/quality-assurance 
Faculties may also identify Faculty specific DLES as an opportunity to articulate outcomes and learning experiences specific to particular disciplines.
What are the benefits of thinking about our curriculum in terms of DLES?
Curriculum committees might come together to identify program outcomes. In these discussions, it is helpful to ask…
Writing Learning Outcomes
Additional Ontario University DLE Resources
While many learn about the Degree Level Expectations during the Academic Review Process , examining your learning outcomes and mapping curriculum is a departmental exercise that can be done at any time. CPI is available to facilitate departments through this process.
For more information, contact Jill Grose, Director