Designing and implementing Outcome-Based Learning in a linguistics course: A case study in Hong Kong

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Abstract

Since the 1980 s, Outcome-Based Learning (OBL) has been gaining popularity around the world. In 2006, the University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong decided that all higher education institutions in Hong Kong should adopt OBL formally stage by stage to enhance learning and teaching quality. As OBL is new to most Hong Kong higher education institutions, there is an urgent need for a close study of the design and implementation of OBL in the Hong Kong context. This paper reports on a case study of designing and implementing OBL in a linguistics course in the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd). Copyright © 2010 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-18
JournalProcedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Wang, L. (2011). Designing and implementing Outcome-Based Learning in a linguistics course: A case study in Hong Kong. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, 12, 9-18.

Keywords

  • Outcome-based learning
  • Linguistics course
  • Case study
  • Higher education
  • Hong Kong
  • Teaching Development Grant (TDG)
  • TDG project code: H052e
  • Period: TDG 2008-2009
  • Teaching Development Grant (TDG) Output