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An evaluation of assessment tools in outcome-based education: a way forward

Mohamad, Shamsul and Tukiran, Zarina and Mohd Hanifa, Rafizah and Ahmad, Afandi and Md Som, Mohamad (2013) An evaluation of assessment tools in outcome-based education: a way forward. In: International Conference on Advanced Information and Communication Technology for Education (ICAICTE 2013), 20-22 September 2013, Hainan, China.

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Abstract

With the existing manual-based of outcome based education (OBE) systems, data complexity appears as the main problem to be solved. In this paper, a critical discussion of the manual-based system and a way forward with the online version of the OBE systems in the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (FKEE), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) have been discussed. Two assessment tools of programme learning outcomes (PLOs) as well as course learning outcomes (CLOs) have been used to measure and analyse manually both achievements of the PLOs and CLOs. However, results obtained have shown that these processes require a better system, to deal with various parameters such as different cohort of students and various courses. Obviously, the online-based version and further improvement of the manual-based system that have been proposed are expected to resolve these issues, hence it will be fruitful for the FKEEs’ OBE administrator.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: outcome-based Eeducation (OBE); programme learning outcomes (PLO); course learning outcomes (CLO); OBE assesment tools; online system
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2015 08:09
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2015 08:09
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6115
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