Presentation on theme: "A study of the impact of outcome- based curriculum on student learning outcome Professor Albert PC Chan Department of Building and Real Estate The Hong."— Presentation transcript:
A study of the impact of outcome- based curriculum on student learning outcome Professor Albert PC Chan Department of Building and Real Estate The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 1 April 2006 PolyU Learning and Teaching Development Grant Project
L&T Development Project1 April 20062 Outline of the Presentation Background Use of funding The project –Project team members –Project aim and objectives –Conceptual framework –Research design and sample selection –Work programme The way forward
L&T Development Project1 April 20063 Background The Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC) decided in September 2005 to allocate a total of $6M to support large- scale faculty-wide /cross-department L&T development projects for the 2005-08 triennium
L&T Development Project1 April 20064 Use of the funding System level improvement of the learning environment and students’ learning experiences With clear and direct impact on student learning outcomes Collaboration among faculties /departments is greatly encouraged
L&T Development Project1 April 20065 The Project Initiated by Associate Dean (Teaching) and endorsed by Dean FCLU, a project team was established to investigate: The impact of outcome-based curriculum on student learning outcomes A funding of HK$870K for 2 years was secured
L&T Development Project1 April 20066 Project Team Members Co-Project Leaders –Prof Albert PC Chan (BRE) –Prof KT Chau (CSE) –Dr TM Chung (BSE) –Prof Esmond Mok (LSGI) Team Members –Mrs Ann Cheung (BRE) –Dr Patrick Lai (EDC) –Dr Bruce King (LSGI) –Dr KW Chau (CSE) –Dr RHC Wong (CSE) –Dr Linda Fan (BRE)
L&T Development Project1 April 20067 Project Aim Examine the impact of Outcome-Based Curriculum (OBC) on engineering /surveying education Study the impact of OBC on the learning outcomes of Faculty of Construction and Land Use (FCLU) students
L&T Development Project1 April 20068 Research Objectives To critically review the concepts of OBC; To identify the corresponding strategies adopted by the four Departments within FCLU in implementing OBC; To investigate, if any, changes in learning and teaching culture in implementing OBC; To explore the impact of OBC on organizational and education policies and practices; To study the impact of OBC on student learning outcomes in FCLU programme; To develop a best practice mechanism in implementing OBC.
L&T Development Project1 April 200610 Research Design and Sample Selection Pre-OBC Students Least-OBC Influenced Students Moderate-OBC Influenced Students Most-OBC Influenced Students Weighted Grade Point Average All-round Development of Students Employers’ Assessment Subject Lecturers’ Assessment Award Coordinators’ Assessment Department Heads’ Assessment Programme Changes in FCLU
L&T Development Project1 April 200611 Work Programme
L&T Development Project1 April 200612 The Way Forward The proposed study is probably the first ever Faculty-Wide /Cross-Department L&T Development Project in FCLU. We aim to develop a best practice OBC model for FCLU Your cooperation and active participation will be instrumental to the success of the project.
L&T Development Project1 April 200613 Q & A session Questions?
Contact Information: Professor Albert PC Chan Professor and Associate Head Department of Building and Real Estate The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Tel: 852 2766 5814 Fax: 852 2764 5131 FCLU’s L&T Development Project