Initiating an Outcome-Based Education Environment at a Higher Education Institution: A Case Study
The paper presents a brief account of a case study reflecting steps that may be found useful as guidelines for initiating an outcome-based education (OBE) environment for programs at a higher education institution (HEI). It highlights the broad steps in the process of establishing a framework for a curriculum of an undergraduate program in light of current trends, with suggestions that may be helpful in paving the way for a HEI to follow, should such an aim be desired. A sample of a computer science (CMSC) program is used as an example to illustrate the steps followed in accordance with relevant academic accreditation criteria and quality assurance (QA) standards.
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