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Outcome-based Education

A Sharing Session on Piloting an Assessment Plan

Fri, 2010-03-26
14:00 to 16:00

Location: 6591 (Lift 31-32)

Under the initiative of Outcome-based Education, the OBE steering group called for a sharing session with representatives from the four Schools and the four academic support units to share the progress and plan of assessments for the institution. The sharing session allowed us to have a glance of the big picture, and signaled the first step towards developing a more coherent and sustainable assessment plan across the institution.

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Assessment of Business Students' Intended Learning Outcomes at HKUST: The Experience at the School of Business and Management

Tue, 2009-05-26
12:30 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Jiing-Lih Larry Farh

Over the last couple of years, under the OBE initiative, the School of Business and Management at HKUST developed a set of 9 intended learning outcomes for its UG BBA/BSc programs. In this talk, Professor Farh discussed a conceptual framework for assessing these outcomes; and the findings from a recent pilot study that compared how Year 1 and Year 3 accounting students self-assess their learning based on these intended learning outcomes.

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Outcome-Based Approaches in Teaching: Sharing of Implementation Experience at Course Level

Mon, 2009-04-27
14:30 to 16:00

Speaker: Dr Po-ying HO

Location: Room 3362 (Lift 3 and Lift 13/15), HKUST

Dr Ho is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Fieldwork Coordinator in the Department of Applied Social Sciences, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Having ample teaching experience with the outcome-based approaches, she shared her experience in adopting the OBE and give some practical examples of it.

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OBE Workshop by Prof Ira Jacobson

Mon, 2009-04-20
09:30 to 16:30

Speaker: Prof Ira Jacobson

Location: Room 4621 (Lift 31/32), HKUST

Prof Ira Jacobson is one of the world experts on Engineering education, outcome-based learning approaches, and program accreditation. In the workshop, he covered:

Content, Assessment and Pedagogy: An Integrated Design Approach for OBE at the Course Level

Fri, 2009-02-06
09:30 to 17:00

Speaker: Prof Karl Smith

Date and Time: 6 Feb 2009 (Fri)

  • 9:30am – 12:30pm (for SBM and SHSS),
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm (for SSCI and SENG)

Location: Room 3027 (Lift 1)

OBE Workshop for SENG – Focusing on Outcomes

Wed, 2009-01-07
09:30 to 14:45

Speaker: Prof David A. Lange

School of Engineering organised an OBE workshop on 7 Jan 2009, which was delivered by Prof David A. Lange, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois. In the workshop, Prof Lange mentioned about the principles, implementation and assessment issues of OBE for engineering curriculum.

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Teaching Workshop with Prof Harvey Brightman

Mon, 2008-12-08 (All day) to Tue, 2008-12-09 (All day)

Speaker: Prof Harvey Brightman

Location: Executive Classroom 5 (Lift 31/32)

School of Business and Management organised a teaching workshop on 8-9 December 2008, which was taught by Prof Harvey Brightman, Regents' Professor Emeritus of Managerial Sciences at Georgia State University. In the workshop, Prof Brightman talked about the principles for effective teaching, developing and achieving learning outcomes, and various assessment methods.

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Launching of Pilot OBE Course Project

Sat, 2008-11-29
10:00 to 12:00

Location: Lecture Theater H

In the launching, the purpose and expectations of the Pilot OBE Course Project were explained. Initial workshop for beginning the process of embedding intended learning outcomes (ILOs) into courses was conducted. Participants also exchanged some preliminary thinking through the implications of ILOs for teaching and learning activities and assessment.

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Preparing for the QAC Audit

Tue, 2008-05-06
12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Tony L. Hung

Location: Room 3362, HKUST

After talking about the ILOs on the previous week, Prof Hung focused on the issues about QAC audit and OBE-related assessment in this seminar.

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