SYSTEM-INPUTS AND PROCESSES

  • Syllabus and Instructional Materials
    • S.1. There is an institutional outcomes-based standard format in the preparation of the course syllabi.
    • S.2. The syllabus includes a list of suggested readings and references of print and electronics resources within the last 10 years.
    • S.3. Copies of all course syllabi during the term are available at the Dean’s office or in any other appropriate repository.
    • S.4. Copies of course syllabi in previous semesters are filled for reference purposes.
    • S.5. There is provision for remedial measures to strengthen the basic skills in Mathematics and English and other “tool” subjects.
    • S.6. There is a mechanism to facilitate the teaching -learning process.

IMPLEMENTATION

  • I.1. The Dean or official concerned approves the updated syllabus for each subject.
  • I.2. The faculty prepare syllabi with comprehensive contents.
  • I.3. The faculty revise and enhance their syllabi preferably every two years and as needed.
  • I.4. The faculty distribute a copy of the syllabus to each student.
  • I.5. Teaching strategies stimulate the development of the students’ Higher-Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) such as critical thinking, analytical thinking, creative thinking and problem-solving.

Teaching Methods and Techniques

  • I.6. Classroom instruction is enriched through the use of the following strategies:
    • I.6.1. symposia ,seminars, workshops, professional lecturers;
    • I.6.2. educational tours/learning visits/other co-curricular activities;
    • I.6.3. peer teaching/cooperative learning; and
    • I.6.4. computer-assisted instruction(CAI) and computer-assisted learning (CAL).
  • I.7. At least three (3) of the following course requirements are used:
    • I.7.1. group/individual projects;
    • I.7.2. group/individual reports;
    • I.7.3. group/individual term papers;
    • I.7.4. performance activities;
    • I.7.5. learning contract;
    • I.7.6. portfolio;
    • I.7.7. research modules;
    • I.7.8. research study;
    • I.7.9. others (please specify)___________________
  • I.8. Instruction is enriched through the use of , at least, 10 of the following techniques/strategies:
    • I.8.1. film showing;
    • I.8.2. projects;
    • I.8.3. group dynamics;
    • I.8.4. case study;
    • I.8.5. workshops;
    • I.8.6. simulations;
    • I.8.7. dimensional question approach;
    • I.8.8. brainstorming;
    • I.8.9. buzz sessions;
    • I.8.10. informal creative groups;
    • I.8.11. interactive learning;
    • I.8.12. team teaching;
    • I.8.13. micro teaching;
    • I.8.14. macro teaching;
    • I.8.15. tandem teaching;
    • I.8.16. peer teaching;
    • I.8.17. multi-media/courseware/teachware;
    • I.8.18. experiments;
    • I.8.19. problem-solving;
    • I.8.20. type study methods;
    • I.8.21. reporting;
    • I.8.22. panel discussion; and
    • I.8.23. others (please specify)___________________.
  • I.9. Instructional strategies provide for student’s individual needs and multiple intelligences.
  • I.10. Instruction is enhanced through the following:
    • I.10.1. submission of approved and updated syllabus per subject/course;
    • I.10.2. regular classroom observation/supervision.
    • I.10.3. regular faculty meetings with the College/Academic Unit;
    • I.10.4. regular faculty performance evaluation;
    • I.10.5. attendance/participation of faculty in-service training;
    • I.10.6. conduct of experimental classes; and
    • I.10.7. adoption pf alternative instructional delivery modes, such as modular instruction, e-learning and on-line study.
    • I.11. instructional materials (IMS) are reviewed and recommended by an Instructional Materials Committee (IMC).
    • I.12. Varied, multi-sensory materials and computer programs are utilized.
    • I.13. The College/Academic Unit maintains consortia and linkages with other learning institutions for academic exchange of instructional materials.
    • I.14 The faculty are encouraged to produce their own instructional materials such as modules, software, visual aids, manuals and textbooks.

OUTCOME/S

  • O.1. Course syllabi are updated and approved by concerned authorities.
  • O.2. Varied teaching strategies are efficiently and effectively used.
  • O.3. Instructional materials produced by the faculty are copyrighted/patented.