Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 3, Pages 436 - 450 2020-09-15

Integrating Assessment and Performance Measurement: A Case of an Academic Course for Quality Improvement Actions at a Saudi University

Khalid MOHİUDDİN [1] , Mohammad Aminul ISLAM [2] , Shahrear TALUKDER [3] , Mohammed A ALGHOBIRI [4] , Mohamed Nadhmi MİLADİ [5] , Ahmed Abdelmotlab AHMED [6]


This study aims to assess and measure students’ performances using course-key performance indicators (course-KPIs) in an academic course at a Saudi university. The approach includes three aspects of assessment (i) integrating course components and correlating course learning objectives with the program learning domain, (ii) course evaluation using rubrics, and (iii) performance mesurement using a scientific method. Moreover, it presents a novel approach for performance measurement of the course learning skills. In this study, a course has been taken to demonstrate how the KPIs are measured for evaluating students’ performances. This approach relies on several specific documents that are developed for the course delivery by following the National Qualification Framework (NQF) in Saudi Arabia and the guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The performance evaluation outcomes are useful indicators that guide the teachers to improve course learning skills. It also helps the teachers in the quality delivery of the courses and ensures continuous improvement in learning and teaching. This study concludes with an emphasis on the measuring performance using course-KPIs which can be adopted for quality improvement for any academic course in higher education irrespective of data size.
Course assessment, Higher education, Performance indicatiors, Rubrics, Performance evaluation
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date September
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7531-4512
Author: Khalid MOHİUDDİN (Primary Author)
Institution: King Khalid University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Orcid: 0000-0001-8269-2394
Author: Mohammad Aminul ISLAM
Institution: King Khalid University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Orcid: 0000-0002-9840-4139
Author: Shahrear TALUKDER
Institution: Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology
Country: Bangladesh


Orcid: 0000-0002-6414-739X
Author: Mohammed A ALGHOBIRI
Institution: King Khalid University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Orcid: 0000-0002-9862-0034
Author: Mohamed Nadhmi MİLADİ
Institution: King Khalid University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Author: Ahmed Abdelmotlab AHMED
Institution: King Khalid University
Country: Saudi Arabia


Supporting Institution King Khalid University
Dates

Publication Date : September 15, 2020

APA Mohi̇uddi̇n, K , Islam, M , Talukder, S , Alghobırı, M , Mi̇ladi̇, M , Ahmed, A . (2020). Integrating Assessment and Performance Measurement: A Case of an Academic Course for Quality Improvement Actions at a Saudi University . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 7 (3) , 436-450 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.636370