Programme Outcomes Assessment

Thu, 2007-10-18 10:30 to 12:30

Speaker: Prof Ira Jacobson

Location: Room 6580 (Lift 27 / 28)

Prof Jacobson is the former member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Accreditation Board. In this seminar, Prof Jacobson will address the following issues:

What are appropriate learning outcomes and how they can be nurtured?

Thu, 2007-10-11 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof David Kember

Location: Room 3027

Prof Kember is the Professor of Learning Enhancement at Chinese University of Hong Kong. In this seminar, based on his research work on local higher education, Prof Kember addressed the following three issues:

  • What is an appropriate interpretation of 'learning outcomes' which satisfies both academics and the UGC?
  • What learning outcomes are needed by our graduates?
  • How can these be nurtured by universities?

Workshop Materials:

The Basics of Outcome-Based Education (OBE)

Tue, 2007-10-02 16:00 to 18:00

Speaker: Prof Harvey Brightman

Location: Lecture Theatre F, HKUST

Prof Harvey Brightman, Regents Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences at Georgia State University. Drawing upon his rich experience of outcome-based education in the US, in the seminar, Prof Brightman covered the following: