Orientation Workshop on Outcome-Based Education and Accreditation

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Outcome-Based Education (OBE) and Accreditation as tools for continuous improvement, presented by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Join Chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe at IIT Kharagpur on August 16, 2023.


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Orientation Workshop on Outcome-Based Education and Accreditation

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  1. Orientation Workshop on Outcome Based Education and Accreditation for the Program Evaluators (PEVs) Overview of the Program and Accreditation as a Tool for Continuous Improvement National Board of Accreditation IIT Kharagpur August 16, 2023 Anil Sahasrabudhe Chairman, NBA

  2. What is OBE and Accreditation Outcome-based education (OBE) is education in which an emphasis is placed on a clearly articulated idea of what students are expected to know and be able to do, in terms of skills, application of knowledge and attitude they need to have, when they complete their graduation. Accreditation is a process of quality assurance and improvement, whereby a program in an approved Institution is critically appraised to verify that the Institution or the program continues to meet and/or exceed the Norms and Standards prescribed by the regulator from time to time. It is a kind of recognition which indicates that a program or Institution fulfills certain standards.

  3. Why Accreditation The purpose of the accreditation by NBA is to promote and recognize excellence in technical education in colleges and universities - at both the undergraduate and post graduate levels. Institutions, students, employers, and the public at large all benefit from the external verification of quality provided through the NBA accreditation process. They also benefit from the process of continuous quality improvement that is encouraged by the NBA's developmental approach to promote excellence in technical education. Continuous improvement should become a philosophy, DNA of the institute

  4. Accreditation Serves to Support and advice the technical institutions in the maintenance and enhancement of their quality; Build confidence and assurance on quality to various stakeholders including students; Assurance of the good standing of an Institution to government departments and other interested bodies; NBA (INDIA) being a signatory to Washington Accord which has 23 permanent signatories today, the degrees awarded to students in the approved programs are considered equivalent to the programs in the signatory countries.

  5. Impact of Accreditation : Spinoffs Improves student enrollment both in terms of quality and quantity. Helps the Institution in securing autonomy and necessary funds. As per NEP gradually become degree awarding institutes Enhances employability of graduates. Facilitates transnational recognition of degrees and mobility of graduates and professionals. Washington Accord Helps create sound and challenging academic environment in the Institution, and contributes to social and economic development of the country by producing high quality technical manpower.

  6. 12 Graduate Attributes 1. Engineering Knowledge: Maths, Science, Engg foundations 2. Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, and analyze complex engineering problems 3. Design/ Development of Solutions 4. Conduct investigations of complex problems, analyse and interpret data 5. Modern Tool Usage 6. The Engineer and Society 7. Environment and Sustainability 8. Ethics 9. Individual and Team Work 10. Communication 11. Project Management and Finance 12. Life-long Learning Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies (GAPC4)

  7. Accreditation Criteria Self Assessment Report Program Level Criteria Institute Level Criteria Mission and Vision Statement Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) : Broad description of career and professional accomplishments Program Outcomes (POs) : Competencies Abilities Skills, Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Course Outcomes (COs) Mapping Assessment Evaluation Rubrics : Transparent measurement of students performance Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies (GAPC4)

  8. Continuous improvement At the global level, Washington accord signatory countries meet regularly to evolve new graduate attributes and professional competencies with the passage of time based on the dynamic changes happening globally eg. climate change, environmental protection, survival of the planet, SDGs, newer and emerging technologies AI, ML, DL, AR/VR/XR metaverse, ChatGPT and its effects on education, pedagogy, measurements etc. Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies (GAPC4) College or university should also see what were the targets, how far they are achieved through measurements and rubrics and finetune the processes, pedagogy to constantly improve.

  9. Role and Conduct of Evaluators NBA evaluator / experts should conduct themselves honorably, responsibly, ethically, and lawfully so as to enhance the reputation and usefulness of NBA. No conflict of interest Fairness Application of mind Methodical assessment with proper reasoning 360 degree feedback

  10. Thank You.

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