OBE Resources

OBE is a student-centred approach for the delivery of educational programmes. The curriculum topics in a programme and courses are expressed clearly as the intended outcomes for a student to achieve. In this approach, teachers act as facilitators, and students should take responsibility and participate actively.

CHED handbook on Typology, Outcomes-based education, and institutional sustainability assessment
CHED CMO 46 s2012 Policy standard to enhance quality assurance (QA) in Philippine higher education through an outcomes-based and typology-based QA


The following links provide access to a wide variety of current resources on teaching and learning, everything from assessment of
students, to teaching strategies, tips and techniques.

Driving Learning Through Criterion-reference Assessment Using Bloom's Taxonomy
Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Web Tools for Learning

Cookbook to Inquiry document - This document describes, component-by-component, how a teacher might change a teacher- centered cookbook science investigation to a more student-centered inquiry lesson.
Cookbook to Inquiry app - This interactive Flash app is simply another way to explore the ideas. Clicking on the link will open the app in your browser.

Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online by Judith V. Boettcher
Ten Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education
The Student Centered Inquiry Lesson Plan Rubric (sample) The Seven Deadly Sins of Teaching


International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (IJ-SoTL)
Teacher-centered Learner-centered
Interesting blogpost centered on the book The Courage to Teach by Parker Palmer

Other interesting links at Faculty Focus
Student-Centered Learning Strategies for Math and Other Subjects Other information on student-centered instruction at Edutopia Edutopia is from the George Lucas Educational Foundation

Facing History: More Than 60 Student Centered Teaching Strategies
Facing History and Ourselves combats racism, anti-Semitism, and prejudice and nurtures democracy through education programs worldwide.

Sage Open Source Education Articles
Sage Publishing updates these open sources, peer-reviewed articles on education regularly, so check back often to see what is new. Note that there are other open source article collections available from Sage in a variety of subject areas, including social sciences, economics, humanities, and computer science.  You can also sign up for article alerts through this page.

Search the IDP Database
This searchable database is managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and contains details of more th an
8,000 books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of international education from publishers in Austral ia and abroad. The database houses material published from 1990 onwards, a period of major change in education systems around the world and in the trade in educational services.

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