Assessment of the quality of teaching and learning based on data driven evaluation methods

Zenon Chaczko, Ryszard Klempous, Heinz Dobler, Witold Jacak, Jan Nikodem, Henryk Maciejewski

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Abstract

The data-driven decision support tool built around the SAS technology has been developed to support the evaluation and monitoring of the quality of educational process. The tool forms an integrated framework that can be used for managing of teaching and learning processes and for performing comparative studies in the participating institutions. The tool includes: the engine for the comparative statistical analysis of the quality of teaching, the mechanism for dissemination of analytical results and the reporting facility. The main aim of our study is to extract and to compare the information on the quality of courses and teaching obtained from the different sets of databases at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering (FEE) of the Wroclaw, University of Technology (WUT), Poland; the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) at University of Las Palmas de Grand Canaria (ULPGC), Spain; the Faculty of Engineering, Software, the Polytechnic University of Upper Austria in Hagenberg, Austria; the Electrical and Computer Science Department at the University of Arizona in Tucson, USA and Software Engineering Group at the Faculty of Engineering University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia. In this paper we describe the process involved, the methodology, the tools for the analysis; and we present the results of our study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training, ITHET
PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press
Pages931-946
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)1424404061, 9781424404063
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event7th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2006) - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 10 Jul 200613 Jul 2006
http://ithet06.eng.uts.edu.au

Publication series

Name7th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training, ITHET

Conference

Conference7th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2006)
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period10.07.200613.07.2006
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Keywords

  • Evaluation of Courses and Teaching
  • Design Models
  • Data Mining
  • Data warehousing and data mining
  • Survey design models
  • DSS
  • Evaluation of courses and teaching
  • Software-based course evaluation systems
  • OLAP

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