Accreditation criteria of Information Technology
programs require effective learning outcomes assessment and evaluation with rigorous
processes, well documented results, broad faculty participation, and complete coverage
of the assessment and evaluation cycle. This paper describes a model that theCollegeofInformation Technologyat Ajman University
of Science and Technology uses to implement a complete outcome-based assessment
and evaluation plan of its programs. The plan contains detailed accounts of procedures
and tools used to measure the achievements of program learning outcomes. Information
which is gathered from exam results, faculty, students, alumni, internship, and
employers are used to measure the level of achievement of each learning outcome
from a different perspective. A final decision is made with respect to each learning
outcome. This decision is based on combining the results of the various relevant
measurement tools for that outcome. The assessment model described in this paper
was used for the successful accreditation of all programs offered by thecollegeofInformation Technologyand adopted by other
colleges at the University.
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