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/Methodologies to achieve Quality in Learning Outcomes
4.4 (705 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,459 students enrolled
Created by Dr. Kamran Moosa
Last updated 9/2019
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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
  • The course is for all levels

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

Teaching is only effective if it results in effective learning

Learning vs Teaching

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

OBE defined and traditional education

What are the benefits of OBE ?

Benefits of OBE

What are the drawbacks of OBE ?

Drawbacks of OBE

Which countries have successfully adopted OBE ?

Countries adopting OBE
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

The six levels of Bloom's Cognitive Domain

Preview 09:58

The revision in Bloom's Taxonomy (Cognitive Domain)

Modified Bloom's cognitive domain

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

Educational goal settings and Bloom's Taxonomy

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

Types of questions in Cognitive domain

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

An outstanding lecture example with higher cognitive level

Example lecture on higher cognitive level

Good questions leads to good learning outcomes

Critical thinking through questions

Quality of questions must be aligned with educational goals

Educational goals & national competitiveness

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

Affective Domain

Understanding Affective domain

Examples of Affective domain

A theory on types of learning abilities

Right and Left side of brain

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

Psychomotor Domain

Summary on Bloom's Taxonomy

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

SOLO: Structure of the Observed Learning Outcomes

SOLO: Video Clip example lecture

Understanding SOLO

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

Overview of Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Model


Examples of Kirkpatrick Model

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

Overview of Multiple Intelligences of Howard Gardner


Measuring Multiple Intelligences 

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

Constructive Alignment is a crucial step for Quality programs


An important skill for every teacher

How to align an unaligned course

How teachers can link their lectures with Students Learning Outcomes ?

Guide to teaching strategies with Bloom's taxonomies

Example of creative reports measuring learning outcomes

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

Students Learning Outcomes (SLOs); An introduction

Introduction to SLOs

Key questions when writing SLOs

Three questions on Learning Outcomes

How to start writing SLOs

Before you write SLOs, you should ...

Requirements for SLOs


How to write structured SLOs

What should an SLO contain ?

Learning from bad experiencing

Things to avoid in writing SLOs

An important emerging skill for teachers

How teachers should write SLOs

Comprehensive guidelines on writing SLOs

Reference guide on writing SLOs

Good examples on SLOs

Examples of SLOs

Key points when starting SLOs

How to start developing SLOs ?

Misunderstanding on SLOs

Chapter headings are not SLOs

Examples of Common Core Standards

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

Fundamentals of QA

What is Quality Assurance

Academic Quality

Common issues in Academic Quality

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - I

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - II

QA Terminologies

QA Terminologies - III

After school tuition is a crisis

After school tuition: A national dilemma

Academic vs Service Quality

Two dimensions of Quality in education

QA is not an ordinary process

QA is an intervention

QA program requires a model framework

QA and educational framework

QA is an important part of institutional plan

Strategic planning of QA

performance is measured objectively

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Leading vs Lagging

Some accreditation bodies require mission statements

Example of a mission statement

Every good national educational plan needs Quality objectives

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

Common errors teachers make

Top 15 teaching errors in universities

Highly qualified does not mean high quality

Highly qualified vs high quality teachers

One sided vs two sided teaching

Active vs passive teaching

Teachers development is a process by itself

Five dimensions of teacher development

Important QA initiatives for teaching

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

What does QA in Curriculum means


Syllabus is not equal to curriculum

Syllabus vs Curriculum

Curriculum is used for subjects and programs

Levels and hierarchy of curriculum

Process for curriculum development

curriculum development process

Textbook should be selected carefully

Selecting the right textbook

QA in curriculum required a process

Internal QA processes for curriculum
Quiz Section 10
3 questions