A model for demonstrating interdependence of mission, vision, strategic and assessment plans, and educational outcomes to increase awareness of these connections among faculty and administrators
Keywords:assessment, course development and review process, strategic plan, syllabus
AbstractThis paper describes a model that demonstrates connectivity between institutional mission, vision, strategic and assessment plans, and educational outcomes of a pharmacy program. The attributes of this model are: i) it uses strategic and action plans to develop and improve the program, ii) it has a comprehensive assessment plan, iii) it will measure progress made towards achieving educational outcomes, and iv) it uses a syllabus template and a course development and review process that will integrate and keep the freshness in the curriculum.
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