Initiating an Outcome-Based Education Environment at a Higher Education Institution: A Case Study

  • Amira B. Sallow Department of Computer Science, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq
  • Muaid Abdlqader Centre of Assessment & QA, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq
  • Nada E. Tawfiq Department of Computer Science, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq
  • Mohammed A. Shallal Scientific Research & Development Centre, Nawroz University, Kurdistan region of Iraq

Abstract

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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Published
2019-08-26
How to Cite
SALLOW, Amira B. et al. Initiating an Outcome-Based Education Environment at a Higher Education Institution: A Case Study. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 3, p. 39-49, aug. 2019. ISSN 2520-789X. Available at: <http://journals.nawroz.edu.krd/index.php/ajnu/article/view/395>. Date accessed: 14 nov. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.25007/ajnu.v8n3a395.
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