Accreditation And Outcome Based Learning

By Prof. Anup Kumar Ray(Retd.), Prof. S K. Das Mandal   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 5034
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. Course outcome 
• Identify and write down the outcome based course, module and unit objectives based on Bloom Taxonomy 
• Develop appropriate test items for all outcome based objectives for both summative and formative evaluation. 
• Plan an outcome-based curriculum document to meet NBA and Washington Accord requirements.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Any Interested Learners
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Faculty Domain for Experienced
  • Faculty Domain for Newly Joined
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 22 Aug 2022
End Date : 14 Oct 2022
Enrollment Ends : 22 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 30 Oct 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

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

Books and references


Instructor bio

Prof. Anup Kumar Ray(Retd.)

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.

Prof. S K. Das Mandal

IIT Kharagpur
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.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 30 October 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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