Presentation on theme: "Professor Stanley Marshall Makuza Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Chinhoyi University of Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Professor Stanley Marshall Makuza Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Chinhoyi University of Technology
Knowledge, Wisdom and Understanding MScPhD Demonstrate: 1.A systematic and comprehensive understanding of the main areas of the subject / discipline 2.A critical awareness of current problems and / or new insights at the forefront of the academic discipline 3.A comprehensive understanding of relevant techniques applicable to their research or advanced scholarship 4.An understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used in the discipline Demonstrate: 1.A critical understanding of the subject / discipline, including theories, concepts and practices at the forefront 2.Critical knowledge and understanding of the research methods in the discipline / subject, including advanced ones 3.Knowledge and understanding generated through personal research or equivalent work which makes a significant contribution to the subject / discipline
Practice: Applied knowledge, wisdom and understanding MScPhD 1.Use a significant range of the principle skills, techniques, practices and / or materials, including some at the forefront of developments, associated with their discipline 2.Apply a range of standard and specialised research or equivalent techniques of enquiry 3.Plan and carry out a significant project of research, investigation or development 4.Demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge 1.Use a significant range of the principal skills, techniques, practices and materials associated with a subject / discipline 2.Design and execute a research, investigative or development project to deal with new problems and procedures 3.Practice in the context of new problems and circumstances 4.Apply a range of standard and specialist research techniques and techniques of enquiry
Generic cognitive skills MScPhD 1.Deal with complex issues and make informed judgements in the absence of complete data 2.Analyse, evaluate and synthesise issues which are at the forefront of knowledge 3.Demonstrate original responses to problems and issues 1.The ability to make informed judgements on complex issues in the absence of complete data 2.The ability to apply a constant and integrated approach to the evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas, information and issues 3.Identify, conceptualise and offer original insights into new, complex and abstract ideas, information and issues 4.The ability to modify and develop ideas, policies and practices in the light of evaluative feedback
Communication, ICT and numeracy skills MScPhD Use a range of advanced and specialised skills as appropriate to the discipline e.g.: 1.Communicate using a range of appropriate methods to a range of audiences with different levels of subject expertise 2.Communicate with peers, more senior colleagues and specialists 3.Use a wide range of appropriate software solutions 4.Evaluate a wide range of numerical and graphical information 1.Communicate ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and non specialist audiences 2.Communicate at the standard of peer reviewed published academic work or at the standard for presenting policy proposals to employers and / or public bodies 3.Use a range of appropriate software 4.Evaluate graphical and numerical data
Autonomy, responsibility and working with others MScPhD 1.Exercise initiative and personal responsibility 2.Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems 3.Act autonomously in planning and implementing decisions at a professional level 4.Demonstrate the skills of life-long learning 5.Demonstrate the skills of leadership and the management of resources 1.Exercise personal responsibility in dealing with complex and novel situations in professional or equivalent environments 2.Work autonomously in professional or equivalent environments 3.Take responsibility for the leadership of a team and the management of resources in a professional or equivalent environment 4.Work in ways which are reflective, critical and based on research / evidence 5.Deal with complex professional issues
Conclusions Learning should be fit for purpose and internationally credible Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE) should play a critical role in enabling institutions of higher education to provide programmes of learning that truly meet the needs of learners and the nation CUT above the REST should be our motto
If not, what are the major similarities and / or differences?
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