MEASUREMENT OF LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

Dr. Radhakrishnan Perumalsamy, Dr. Jeyanthi Natarajan

Abstract


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.


Keywords


Quality Assurance, Learning Outcomes , outcome measurement , Learning Analytics

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