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Outcome Based Education (OBE) & Academic Quality Assurance

Master Course for Teachers to improve Quality of Teaching Strategies & Methods to achieve outstanding Learning Outcomes
Instructor:
Dr. Kamran Moosa
3,099 students enrolled
Breakthrough approaches to learning in education
How to improve your teaching and learning potential
Adopting student centered learning techniques
Different learning theories and taxonomies
Academic Quality Assurance models and frameworks
Implementation guidelines to better Quality Assurance in Education

MASTER COURSE FOR MAKING BREAKTHROUGH IMPROVEMENTS IN QUALITY OF TEACHING & EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY IN SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

If you are teaching or will be teaching in educational school, college or a university; then this course is for you. The course is the only course available on this topic in Udemy, where around three thousand highly satisfied teachers and academician from various schools, colleges, universities and policy makers are presently enrolled or have completed from around 80 countries.  The course prepares teachers and management of Institutions to deliver world-class education and achieve high quality of learning outcomes by their students with modern concepts, tools and methodologies.
The course covers fundamentals to advance level concepts and theories with plenty of practical examples and best practices as well as guidance on implementation. The course aims to make an ordinary teacher to an outstanding teacher.

Outcome Based Education is a changing trend modern and 21st century schools, colleges and universities in many countries and institutions.  Presently, most teachers are teaching in traditional classroom setups which are highly “teacher-centered” or taught with fixed curricula.  OBE is a shift towards “Students-Centered” classrooms with focus on learning outcomes.  Many new knowledge and skills are required in traditional teachers for teaching based on the required learning outcomes.  Teachers and administrators of education institutions will have to learn new methods and approaches to prepare themselves for world-class quality.

Academic Quality Assurance for teachers and institutions is all about setting academic standards/benchmarks for all the subjects and programs taught in schools, colleges or universities; a structure for monitoring, controlling and continuously improving the learning outcomes and ensuring that each academic standard is complying to internal and external benchmarks.  A set of QA initiatives/interventions are therefore required at various levels.  This course provides details of QA initiatives in the areas of Teacher and Teaching, Curriculum, Assessment, Research, Teacher-Student Communication, Students Affairs and Services and Online Education (eLearning).  The use of eLearning is specifically expanding throughout the world, particularly in blended or flipped learning, in order to strengthen their educational efficiency and effectiveness.  The course also provides introduction to latest eLearning trends and how QA is assured in this mode of learning.

The course also provides introduction to many internationally popular QA/Accreditation frameworks, programs and models at schools, colleges and universities levels, covering their most crucial points.  The instructor shares global experiences and challenges faced by teachers as individuals, institutions and state levels; making it a valuable learning experience for teachers, administrators, policy makers and educational professionals for across the world. 

The instructor is the Head of PIQC Institute of Quality, a center for excellence in Quality.

Section 1: Fundamentals of Outcome Based Education (OBE)

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Course Overview

A general introduction and overview of the course 'Outcome Based Education & Academic Quality Assurance"

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Educational outcome vs output

What is the difference between 'output' and 'outcome'

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Competence vs Qualification

What is the difference between 'competence' and 'qualification'

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From qualification to competence

Building competence in student is important

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Learning vs Teaching

Teaching is only effective if it results in effective learning

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OBE defined and traditional education

What is the difference between traditional education system and Outcome Based Education?

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Benefits of OBE

What are the benefits of OBE ?

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Drawbacks of OBE

What are the drawbacks of OBE ?

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Countries adopting OBE

Which countries have successfully adopted OBE ?

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Quiz Section 1

Bloom's Taxonomy: The 3 Domains

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The Bloom's three domains

Introduction to three domains of Bloom's Taxonomy

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The Cognitive domain

The six levels of Bloom's Cognitive Domain

3
Modified Bloom's cognitive domain

The revision in Bloom's Taxonomy (Cognitive Domain)

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Educational goal settings and Bloom's Taxonomy

Linking subject and program goals in accordance with the Bloom's Taxonomy

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Types of questions in Cognitive domain

How to use bloom's taxonomy from practical point of view ?

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Examples of exam papers with bloom's levels

Examples of common mistakes in making papers which are not aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy

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Examples of Textbooks according with Bloom's levels

Common mistakes by authors in making textbooks which are not aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy

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Example lecture on higher cognitive level

An outstanding lecture example with higher cognitive level

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Critical thinking through questions

Good questions leads to good learning outcomes

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Educational goals & national competitiveness

Quality of questions must be aligned with educational goals

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Affective Domain

The bloom's second domain dealing with students emotions and feelings

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Examples of Affective domain

Understanding Affective domain

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Right and Left side of brain

A theory on types of learning abilities

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Psychomotor Domain

The third bloom's domain dealing with the outcomes of students related to their 'skills'

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Summary of Bloom's Taxonomy

Summary on Bloom's Taxonomy

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Quiz Section 2

SOLO Taxonomy

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SOLO: Video Clip example lecture

SOLO: Structure of the Observed Learning Outcomes

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SOLO Example lectures

Understanding SOLO

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Quiz Section 3

Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Model

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Introduction

Overview of Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Model

2
Cases

Examples of Kirkpatrick Model

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Quiz Section 4

Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner)

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Introduction

Overview of Multiple Intelligences of Howard Gardner

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Measuring different types of intelligences in students

Measuring Multiple Intelligences 

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Quiz Section 5

Constructive Alignment

1
Introduction

Constructive Alignment is a crucial step for Quality programs

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How to align an unaligned course

An important skill for every teacher

3
Guide to teaching strategies with Bloom's taxonomies

How teachers can link their lectures with Students Learning Outcomes ?

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Practical example

Example of creative reports measuring learning outcomes

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Quiz Section 6

Students Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

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Introduction to SLOs

Students Learning Outcomes (SLOs); An introduction

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Course outcomes, program outcomes and educational objectives

Key differences

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Three questions on Learning Outcomes

Key questions when writing SLOs

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Before you write SLOs, you should ...

How to start writing SLOs

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SMART SLOs

Requirements for SLOs

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What should an SLO contain ?

How to write structured SLOs

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Things to avoid in writing SLOs

Learning from bad experiencing

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How teachers should write SLOs

An important emerging skill for teachers

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Reference guide on writing SLOs

Comprehensive guidelines on writing SLOs

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Examples of SLOs

Good examples on SLOs

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How to start developing SLOs ?

Key points when starting SLOs

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Chapter headings are not SLOs

Misunderstanding on SLOs

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Example Academic Standards: Common Core Standards of USA

Examples of Common Core Standards

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Quiz Section 7

Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in Education

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What is Quality Assurance

Fundamentals of QA

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Common issues in Academic Quality

Academic Quality

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QA Terminologies - I

QA Terminologies

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QA Terminologies - II

QA Terminologies

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QA Terminologies - III

QA Terminologies

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After school tuition: A national dilemma

After school tuition is a crisis

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Two dimensions of Quality in education

Academic vs Service Quality

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QA is an intervention

QA is not an ordinary process

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QA and educational framework

QA program requires a model framework

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Strategic planning of QA

QA is an important part of institutional plan

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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Leading vs Lagging

performance is measured objectively

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Example of a mission statement

Some accreditation bodies require mission statements

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Quality and national educational objectives

Every good national educational plan needs Quality objectives

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Quiz Section 8

Quality Assurance in Teaching

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Top 15 teaching errors in universities

Common errors teachers make

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Highly qualified vs high quality teachers

Highly qualified does not mean high quality

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Active vs passive teaching

One sided vs two sided teaching

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Five dimensions of teacher development

Teachers development is a process by itself

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Internal QA processes for teaching

Important QA initiatives for teaching

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Quiz Section 9

Quality Assurance in Curriculum

1
Introduction

What does QA in Curriculum means

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Syllabus vs Curriculum

Syllabus is not equal to curriculum

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Levels and hierarchy of curriculum

Curriculum is used for subjects and programs

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curriculum development process

Process for curriculum development

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Selecting the right textbook

Textbook should be selected carefully

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Internal QA processes for curriculum

QA in curriculum required a process

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Quiz Section 10

Quality Assurance in Exams & Assessments

1
Introduction

Overview of QA in Assessments

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Roles and Responsibilities

Who is responsible for QA of Exams

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Quality issues in exams & assessments

Issues related to exams and assessments

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Assessment types

Different types of assessments

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Exam Validity

What is 'exam validity'

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Exam Reliability

What is 'Exam reliability'

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Exam Fairness

How to ensure fairness in exams

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