A study of the impact of outcome-based curriculum on student learning outcome

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  • A study of the impact of outcome-based curriculum on student learning outcome

    Professor Albert PC ChanDepartment of Building and Real Estate The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    1 April 2006

    PolyU Learning and Teaching Development Grant Project

    1 April 2006

  • Outline of the PresentationBackgroundUse of fundingThe projectProject team membersProject aim and objectivesConceptual frameworkResearch design and sample selectionWork programmeThe way forward

    1 April 2006

  • BackgroundThe Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC) decided in September 2005 to allocate a total of $6M to support large-scale faculty-wide /cross-department L&T development projects for the 2005-08 triennium

    1 April 2006

  • Use of the fundingSystem level improvement of the learning environment and students learning experiences

    With clear and direct impact on student learning outcomes

    Collaboration among faculties /departments is greatly encouraged

    1 April 2006

  • The ProjectInitiated by Associate Dean (Teaching) and endorsed by Dean FCLU, a project team was established to investigate:

    The impact of outcome-based curriculum on student learning outcomes

    A funding of HK$870K for 2 years was secured

    1 April 2006

  • Project Team MembersCo-Project LeadersProf Albert PC Chan (BRE)Prof KT Chau (CSE)Dr TM Chung (BSE)Prof Esmond Mok (LSGI)Team MembersMrs Ann Cheung (BRE)Dr Patrick Lai (EDC)Dr Bruce King (LSGI)Dr KW Chau (CSE)Dr RHC Wong (CSE)Dr Linda Fan (BRE)

    1 April 2006

  • Project AimExamine the impact of Outcome-Based Curriculum (OBC) on engineering /surveying education

    Study the impact of OBC on the learning outcomes of Faculty of Construction and Land Use (FCLU) students

    1 April 2006

  • Research ObjectivesTo critically review the concepts of OBC;To identify the corresponding strategies adopted by the four Departments within FCLU in implementing OBC;To investigate, if any, changes in learning and teaching culture in implementing OBC;To explore the impact of OBC on organizational and education policies and practices;To study the impact of OBC on student learning outcomes in FCLU programme;To develop a best practice mechanism in implementing OBC.

    1 April 2006

  • Conceptual Framework

    Outcome-Based Curriculum (OBC) InitiativeProgramme Changes FCLU

    Curricular, Instruction & Assessment ModificationAcademic Staffs Learning & Teaching CultureAdministrative Policy & Organisational InfluencesEvaluating Student Learning Outcomes

    Weighted GPAStrategic Objective 1Employer Assessment

    1 April 2006

  • Research Design and Sample SelectionPre-OBC StudentsLeast-OBC InfluencedStudentsModerate-OBC Influenced StudentsMost-OBC Influenced StudentsWeighted Grade Point AverageAll-round Development of StudentsEmployers AssessmentSubject LecturersAssessmentAward CoordinatorsAssessmentDepartment HeadsAssessmentProgramme Changes in FCLU

    1 April 2006

  • Work Programme

    1 April 2006

  • The Way ForwardThe proposed study is probably the first ever Faculty-Wide /Cross-Department L&T Development Project in FCLU.

    We aim to develop a best practice OBC model for FCLU

    Your cooperation and active participation will be instrumental to the success of the project.

    1 April 2006

  • Q & A sessionQuestions?

    1 April 2006

  • Contact Information:Professor Albert PC Chan Professor and Associate HeadDepartment of Building and Real EstateThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityEmail: bsachan@polyu.edu.hk Tel: 852 2766 5814Fax: 852 2764 5131FCLUs L&T Development Project

    1 April 2006

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