VAKAA, ISAAC TORKULA BSU/VTE/MS.C/12/3750 CURRICULUM EVALUATION IN TVET

Post date: Mar 31, 2014 1:16:58 PM

1. The best principles to define evaluation in TVET are:

i. Examining both merit and worth.

ii. Examining the value of TVET programmes.

2. The most effective curriculum evaluation models in TVET are:

i. Tyler's objective - oriented model.

ii. Bradley's effectiveness model.

3. The criteria that will be used to develop a curriculum model in TVET should:

i. Provide modalities for assessing all important aspects of curriculum, written, taught, supported, tested, and learned curricular.

ii. Answer questions like; Is curriculum goal oriented? Does it emphasize objectives and outcomes?

iii. Be implemented without making inordinate demands upon local council's resources.

iv. Apply it to all levels of curriculum programme of study, field of study, course of study.

v. Respond to special concerns of local council, stakeholders and also provide them with the data required for effective decision making.

vi. Be proactive so as to make appropriate provisions for assessing unilateral effects.

vii. Make good use of qualitative and quantitative methods of gathering and analyzing data.

viii. Provide modalities for assessing opportunity cost of those studying the curriculum.

ix. Present findings and reports that take care of special needs of several audiences.

x. Differentiate clearly between merit and worth.

4. The learning experiences to be examined for effective instruction in TVET should have the following:

i. Prepare the evaluation document.

ii. Set the project parameters.

iii. Appoint the project director, and also the evaluation task force.

5. Learning experiences can effectively be evaluated by formulating:

i. Prepare a statement of curriculum goals for the field.

ii. Prepare a comprehensive description of the community and body study.

iii. Prepare a list of all required courses in the field, with time allocations and brief description of each course.

iv. Prepare a list of all required courses in that field including time allocation, course description and most recent enrollment figures.

v. Prepare a random selection of student schedules.

vi. A syllabus or course guide for all courses offered.

6. The field of study will be evaluated using the following criteria:

i. Prepare for the evaluation.

ii. Identify the evaluation policies.

iii. Develop the evaluation design.

iv. Implement the evaluation design.

v. Assess the content.

7. The effective teaching in TVET can be identified by evaluation process particularly, the formative evaluation. With evaluation the teacher is able to identify his weakness and work towards making amends.