Programme Outcomes Assessment

Thursday, 18 October, 2007 - 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:

  • Development of a continuous quality improvement system to enhance engineering education and the methodology to identify areas of curricular and co-curricular content needing modification;
  • Advantages of an outcome-based system in meeting the educational objectives of the programme consistent with the mission of the university;
  • Examples of measurement tools, data collection techniques, and feedback mechanisms;
  • Differences between programme outcomes and course outcomes, along with development of an understanding of the types of evaluation and grading that are appropriate for each; and
  • A plan to meet accreditation evaluation under an outcome-based system.

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