Outcome Based Education (OBE) & Academic Quality Assurance
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Outcome Based Education (OBE) & Academic Quality Assurance

Teachers training course to improve Teaching & Learning Strategies and Methodologies to achieve best Learning Outcomes
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4.4 (620 ratings)
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2,241 students enrolled
Created by Dr. Kamran Moosa
Last updated 9/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 23 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • 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
Requirements
  • The course is for all levels
Description


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 1700 highly satisfied teachers and academician from various schools, colleges, universities and policy makers are presently enrolled 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.

Who this course is for:
  • Teachers and instructors of schools, colleges and universities
  • Management and Administrators of Educational Institutions
Course content
Expand all 126 lectures 08:55:26
+ Section 1: Fundamentals of Outcome Based Education (OBE)
10 lectures 43:06

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

Preview 08:26

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

Preview 05:35

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

Preview 10:05

Building competence in student is important

From qualification to competence
04:42

Teaching is only effective if it results in effective learning

Learning vs Teaching
04:25

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

OBE defined and traditional education
02:23

What are the benefits of OBE ?

Benefits of OBE
02:58

What are the drawbacks of OBE ?

Drawbacks of OBE
01:51

Which countries have successfully adopted OBE ?

Countries adopting OBE
01:58
Quiz Section 1
3 questions
+ Bloom's Taxonomy: The 3 Domains
15 lectures 01:11:22

Introduction to three domains of Bloom's Taxonomy

The Bloom's three domains
02:37

The six levels of Bloom's Cognitive Domain

Preview 09:58

The revision in Bloom's Taxonomy (Cognitive Domain)

Modified Bloom's cognitive domain
01:55

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

Educational goal settings and Bloom's Taxonomy
01:19

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

Types of questions in Cognitive domain
02:07

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

Preview 06:20

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

Examples of Textbooks according with Bloom's levels
19:08

An outstanding lecture example with higher cognitive level

Example lecture on higher cognitive level
01:11

Good questions leads to good learning outcomes

Critical thinking through questions
01:22

Quality of questions must be aligned with educational goals

Educational goals & national competitiveness
00:44

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

Affective Domain
04:22

Understanding Affective domain

Examples of Affective domain
08:23

A theory on types of learning abilities

Right and Left side of brain
02:18

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

Psychomotor Domain
08:45

Summary on Bloom's Taxonomy

Summary of Bloom's Taxonomy
00:53
Quiz Section 2
6 questions
+ SOLO Taxonomy
2 lectures 02:54

SOLO: Structure of the Observed Learning Outcomes

SOLO: Video Clip example lecture
02:12

Understanding SOLO

SOLO Example lectures
00:42
Quiz Section 3
2 questions
+ Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Model
2 lectures 07:03

Overview of Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Model

Introduction
03:39

Examples of Kirkpatrick Model

Cases
03:24
Quiz Section 4
2 questions
+ Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner)
2 lectures 11:57

Overview of Multiple Intelligences of Howard Gardner

Introduction
09:16

Measuring Multiple Intelligences 

Measuring different types of intelligences in students
02:41
Quiz Section 5
2 questions
+ Constructive Alignment
4 lectures 18:58

Constructive Alignment is a crucial step for Quality programs

Introduction
04:37

An important skill for every teacher

How to align an unaligned course
06:57

How teachers can link their lectures with Students Learning Outcomes ?

Guide to teaching strategies with Bloom's taxonomies
04:03

Example of creative reports measuring learning outcomes

Practical example
03:21
Quiz Section 6
5 questions
+ Students Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
13 lectures 33:47

Students Learning Outcomes (SLOs); An introduction

Introduction to SLOs
04:47

Key questions when writing SLOs

Three questions on Learning Outcomes
05:12

How to start writing SLOs

Before you write SLOs, you should ...
01:48

Requirements for SLOs

SMART SLOs
01:19

How to write structured SLOs

What should an SLO contain ?
03:17

Learning from bad experiencing

Things to avoid in writing SLOs
02:12

An important emerging skill for teachers

How teachers should write SLOs
01:27

Comprehensive guidelines on writing SLOs

Reference guide on writing SLOs
00:31

Good examples on SLOs

Examples of SLOs
02:03

Key points when starting SLOs

How to start developing SLOs ?
01:00

Misunderstanding on SLOs

Chapter headings are not SLOs
01:55

Examples of Common Core Standards

Example Academic Standards: Common Core Standards of USA
01:38
Quiz Section 7
5 questions
+ Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in Education
13 lectures 41:04

Fundamentals of QA

What is Quality Assurance
01:54

Academic Quality

Common issues in Academic Quality
07:53

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - I
03:18

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - II
02:46

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - III
03:44

After school tuition is a crisis

After school tuition: A national dilemma
03:40

Academic vs Service Quality

Two dimensions of Quality in education
01:11

QA is not an ordinary process

QA is an intervention
03:11

QA program requires a model framework

QA and educational framework
03:17

QA is an important part of institutional plan

Strategic planning of QA
05:09

performance is measured objectively

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Leading vs Lagging
01:30

Some accreditation bodies require mission statements

Example of a mission statement
01:45

Every good national educational plan needs Quality objectives

Quality and national educational objectives
01:46
Quiz Section 8
6 questions
+ Quality Assurance in Teaching
5 lectures 17:07

Common errors teachers make

Top 15 teaching errors in universities
04:32

Highly qualified does not mean high quality

Highly qualified vs high quality teachers
05:03

One sided vs two sided teaching

Active vs passive teaching
01:59

Teachers development is a process by itself

Five dimensions of teacher development
03:45

Important QA initiatives for teaching

Internal QA processes for teaching
01:48
Quiz Section 9
3 questions
+ Quality Assurance in Curriculum
6 lectures 17:20

What does QA in Curriculum means

Introduction
02:46

Syllabus is not equal to curriculum

Syllabus vs Curriculum
01:29

Curriculum is used for subjects and programs

Levels and hierarchy of curriculum
03:50

Process for curriculum development

curriculum development process
03:57

Textbook should be selected carefully

Selecting the right textbook
03:02

QA in curriculum required a process

Internal QA processes for curriculum
02:16
Quiz Section 10
3 questions