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1 ACCREDITATION BY EAC IN 2009

2 Awareness on EAC accreditation Be prepared for the accreditation visit Everyone will be involved

3 WHAT IS EAC ? Engineering Accreditation Council Formed in 2000 Previous accreditation for engineering programs : PSD (1957) IEM (1959) BEM (1967) LAN(1996) EAC IEM LAN PSD BEM

4 WHAT IS EAC ? Engineering Accreditation Council formulate and update accreditation policy and criteria approve guidelines and operating procedures oversee operational arrangements and appoint evaluation panel receive evaluation report and decide on accreditation respond to complaints, appeals or any proposals for change oversee development and operation of accreditation and mutual recognition agreement with other countries foster the dissemination of developments and best practices in engineering education hold consultation meetings with universities when necessary

5 WHY NEED ACCREDITATION ? GOVERNED BY THE REGISTRATION OF ENGINEERS ACT 1967 (Revised 2002) no person is allowed to practice unless he is a professional engineer professional engineer may use Ir before his name OR PEng after his name graduate engineer to register before taking up employment as an engineer

6 WHY NEED ACCREDITATION ? graduate engineer to register before taking up employment as an engineer

7 WHY NEED ACCREDITATION ? graduate engineer to register before taking up employment as an engineer Those who has successfully completed an accredited engineering programme Professional Engineer - a graduate engineer who has obtained the prescribed practical experience, passed the Professional Assessment Examination, and satisfied all other requirements of the Board of Engineers (BEM)

8 WHY NEED ACCREDITATION ? Our last accreditation was in 2004 for 5 years program Next accreditation visit will be in for 2005 intake Program to be acredited in 2009 will have to be based on OBE Whats the big deal? We have been accredited before

9 OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION Accreditation will be made on the OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION (OBE) program Which means that our program will have to be based on OBE Of course there are pros and cons on OBE – Googled the word outcome-based education and you will see what I mean !

10 OBE in a Nutshell What do you want the students to have or able to do? How can you best help students achieve it? How will you know what they have achieved? How do you close the loop. OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION

11 Program Outcomes Program Objectives Missions Visions Stakeholders Course Outcomes Advisory committee OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation

12 Program Outcomes Program Objectives Missions Visions Stakeholders Course Outcomes Direct Indirect Measured outcomes Faculty / committee Assessment Advisory committee OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation

13 Program Outcomes Program Objectives Missions Visions Stakeholders Course Outcomes DirectIndirect Measured outcomes Faculty / committee Assessment Completed In Melaka To be completed by CC To be partially completed by lecturers Advisory committee Faculty/ committee OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation

14 ECET PURDUE UNIVERSITY Assessment and evaluation

15 OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation Whats next? Program Objectives and Outcomes - completed Course outcomes – to be completed by penyelaras still open for discussion ? Measurements of course outcomes - Direct and Indirect - Have we achieved our PO? Closing the loop

16 OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation Whats next? Program Objectives and Outcomes - completed Course outcomes – to be completed by penyelaras still open for discussion ? Measurements of course outcomes - Direct and Indirect - Have we achieved our PO? Closing the loop

17 OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION For EAC accreditation Whats next? Program Objectives and Outcomes - completed Course outcomes – to be completed by penyelaras still open for discussion ? Measurements of course outcomes - Direct and Indirect - Have we achieved our PO? Closing the loop Selected courses All courses


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