Accreditation and Outcome based Learning


Prof. AK Ray (Retd.)

Prof. SK Das Mandal

IIT Kharagpur

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Globalization, changing demographics and technological advancements are some of the key driving forces of the future. Our students will have to be prepared to face these challenges and seize the opportunities brought about by these forces. In Twenty-first Century Learning, students use educational technologies to apply knowledge to new situations, analyze information, collaborate, solve problems, and make decisions. Twenty-first century education structured should be outcome based which developed certain critical core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving, self learning. The curriculum should incorporates higher order thinking skills, multiple intelligences, technology and multimedia, communication skill and self learning methodology along with authenticated scientific assessments and evaluation. Curriculum should provide direction so that student can learn by themselves and work both independently and interdependently. The curriculum and instruction are designed to challenge all students, and provides for differentiation. So the curriculum is not a syllabus or textbook-driven or fragmented, it should be set of Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Challenging but Achievable educational objective or Skills (outcome) which students will be acquire at the end. Evaluation of student achievement can be made more valid and reliable as the benchmark of achievements is explicitly stated. The course equips the learner with the tools and techniques for effective teaching and hand on practices through specially designed software with appropriate pedagogic framework for design outcome based curricula.


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Prof. S K. Das Mandal was born on October 1975; He received the B.E degree in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering in 1998 and Ph.D degree in 2007 from Jadavpur University, India and currently working in Indian institute of Technology Kharagpur as an Assistant Professor. His current research interests include automatic speech recognition, speech synthesis, and computer assisted spoken language acquisition.

Prof. Anup Kumar Ray did his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University and PhD from Essex, UK. He has more than 45 years of teaching and research experience in the Industry and academic institutions in India and abroad. He has served as a Faculty member of TTTI Chandigarh, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur spanning a period of more than 36 years. He was an expert member of/advisor to numerous regional, national, international committees/organizations and played a significant role in in getting the Educational Technology recognized as a Thrust area by the Planning Commission in 1986 and persuading MHRD to include it as key policy tool in the National Policy on Education -1986.

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Certification Process

1. Join the course
Learners may pay the applicable fees and enrol to a course on offer in the portal and get access to all of its contents including assignments. Validity of enrolment, which includes access to the videos and other learning material and attempting the assignments, will be mentioned on the course. Learner has to complete the assignments and get the minimum required marks to be eligible for the certification exam within this period.

COURSE ENROLMENT FEE: The Fee for Enrolment is Rs. 2000 + GST

2. Watch Videos+Submit Assignments
After enrolling, learners can watch lectures and learn and follow it up with attempting/answering the assignments given.

3. Get qualified to register for exams
A learner can earn a certificate in the self paced course only by appearing for the online remote proctored exam and to register for this, the learner should get minimum required marks in the assignments as given below:

Assignment score = Score more than 50% in at least 5/7 assignments.
Exam score = 50% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.”

4. Register for exams
The certification exam is conducted online with remote proctoring. Once a learner has become eligible to register for the certification exam, they can choose a slot convenient to them from what is available and pay the exam fee. Schedule of available slot dates/timings for these remote-proctored online examinations will be published and made available to the learners.

EXAM FEE: The remote proctoring exam is optional for a fee of Rs.1500 + GST. An additional fee of Rs.1500 will apply for a non-standard time slot.

5. Results and Certification
After the exam, based on the certification criteria of the course, results will be declared and learners will be notified of the same. A link to download the e-certificate will be shared with learners who pass the certification exam.


Course Details

Week 1:  Graduate attribute and accreditation (Washington Accord, NBA etc.)
Week 2:  Introduction to Outcome based Learning
Week 3:  Taxonomies and Instructional Objectives
Week 4:  Assessment and Evaluation
Week 5:  ICT for Assessment and Evaluation
Week 6:  Outcome-based Curriculum Design framework
Week 7:  Outcome-based Curriculum Design
Week 8:  Mapping of outcome based curriculum with Graduate attribute,Outcome-based Curriculum
Design framework,Learning style and learning approaches,What is good teaching and its
Attributes,Good teaching practices


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