OBE-dizing the Curriculum: A Student Perspective

As the University unfolds a new year of possible reinforcement of some institutional reforms, we come to look at what has transpired during the first six months of the academic year which was characterized by a number of changes—the shifting of the academic calendar and the OBEdizing of the curriculum which are all in response to globalization and internationalization of higher education.

While everyone seems to welcome the shifting of the academic calendar, one thing remains worth a concern is the shifting to the Outcomes-Based Education approach in the teaching-learning process. Well, ideally, the approach is a great challenge laid before higher educational institutions in the country such as the University as it encourages raising of educational standards. However, on a sad note, there are lapses and inconsistencies that seem arising from its implementation in the institution.

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