The Principles Of Outcome Based Education (O) Curriculum

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Discuss the principles of Outcome-based Education (OBE) Curriculum. What are their implications in classroom practices? Illustrate with examples.
Introduction
Outcome-based Education (OBE) actually has been debated at the early stage of their implementation. At that time, the perception of the idea of implementing OBE received mixed views among educators. The idea of implementing the Outcome-based Education (OBE) was developed and has been in practiced since 1950s in Malaysia and it is now being implemented at all levels of education especially at higher institutions of learning [1].
According to Davis, M. H., 2003, outcome-based education (OBE) is an education approach which the curriculum are based on the exit learning outcomes that the students should achieved at the end of the course to become successful in life when they finish their study [2].
This approach is beliefs that student can gain benefit from their educational program only when the outcomes are measured. According to Killen. R, 2000, there are two types of outcomes from the educational system. The first type includes the student’s assessment such as quizzes, test results, completion rates and etc. The second type of outcome is usually measured in terms of students’ understanding, presentation skill and others as a result of their education [3].
Higher educational institutions should be able to monitor the levels of outcomes expected from any academic courses through the propagation of quality teaching by

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