ZUFEST hold multiple workshops/seminars for faculty members, students and staff for hands on training on training current trends of Engineering Education in Pakistan i.e. Outcome Based Education (OBE). Prof. Dr. Munaf Rashid, organized 4th interactive workshop on development of Campus Management System for Outcome Based Education OBE implementation. Representatives of Biomedical, Civil, Electrical and Software Engineering Programs, along with the heads of department, and representatives from IT department Mr Omer Farooq and Mr Shannan Varind were present in the training session.
The speaker Mr. Sharafat Ali presented different modules of Campus Management System (CMS) required in the handling of OBE. . The speaker emphasizes on handling of entire OBE system parameters in a very efficient, automatic and collective manner, which can meet the requirements of Pakistan engineering Council (PEC). Further he had given many suggestions in mapping Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) to Course Learning Outcomes (CLO), and how activities are planned against each CLO. Mr. Sharafat Ali also shows the capability of campus Management System in handling of Bloom’s Taxonomy levels in each CLO and PLOs and their order in courses with pre-requisites.
The speaker practically demonstrated those parts of Campus Management System (CMS) which manages the examination and academic activities on Out Come Based Education (OBE) frame work, i.e. Assessment types, Marks distribution, Course Learning Outcome (CLO), Programming Learning Outcome (PLO), CLO-PLO attainment summary as well as different graphs and charts of multiple functions were also managed by the system.
Overall the session was very informative and based on experiential learning for the faculty members of ZUFEST who are working on OBE System.