Outcome Based Education (OBE) & Academic Quality Assurance
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.