MEASUREMENT OF LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
Keywords:Quality Assurance, Learning Outcomes, outcome measurement, Learning Analytics
Advanced program quality is the characteristic that determines the competitiveness of an Institution in the contemporary market place and is the driving force to reckon with, in making the Institution to contemplate more along quality levels of program for gaining competitive advantage. Efficient and effective management of quality of programs significantly improves the ultimate service provided to the participants in the program of study. Efficient quality management is a complex process which entails the contribution of the various assessment components towards achievement of desired Learning Outcomes(LOs). Ascertaining the desired contribution of the various components of the instructional design is of paramount importance leading to the final quality of the program.
In this paper, a systematic methodology is proposed to ascertain the levels of achievement of various Learning Outcomes(LOs) so as to ensure the ultimate program quality provided to the learners. Through enhanced levels of academic rigor, the proposed approach traces the achievement levels of LOs which is an essential information for program quality and effectiveness.
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