Quality Enhancement Cell

STUDENTS FEEDBACK REPORT

 

This is first time Quality Enhancement Cell launched Learning Teaching Assessment through online student feedback system in which  Separate questionnaires have been designed for 100 to 200, 300 to 400, 500 to 600 and 700 plus level courses. students feedback is a regular and semester wise activity at UMT, It aims at enhancing the quality of education at UMT in the light of voice of students. Learning Teaching effectiveness was measured in 13th week of Spring 2018 to gauge the level of satisfaction of students.

The Voice of Students is measured, studied and analyzed for the identification of quality improvement areas for faculty, for the programs and for teaching methodologies.

Key points during Spring 2018 students’ feedback have been highlighted. The University, School /Institute, department and program comparisons have been discussed in the report. Qualitative recommendations given by students have also been included in the report

Comparison of schools / institutes for Last 4 Semesters

Doctoral Assessment Survey 

This study with regards to Doctoral program Assessment was conducted against a directive from Honorable Rector, Dr. Muhammad Aslam. Rector UMT accompanied by Prof. Dr. A. R. Kausar, Registrar, Principal Secretary and Director QEC had an exclusive meeting with all PhD scholars currently enrolled in Spring-2018 semester on Feb.21, 2018. Students viewpoints were captured by having Qualitative feedback during the interactive sessions with them and also a structured Instrument (Annexure – I) was developed on the basis of which overall performance of Ph.D programs was calculated. This report also depicts the picture of the following categories in each school / institute:

 

Graduating Survey

Graduating Survey is an important survey to evaluate graduating student input on the quality of education they received during the course of their program. The purpose of this survey is to assess the quality of the academic programs after taking feedback from Graduating students of Undergraduate as well as Graduate Programs. The data collected from this surveys are used to improve processes and identify opportunities for growth and improvement. The process included obtaining feedback from Graduating students of Fall 2017, Spring. Fall 2018 Convocations on the prescribed feedback form. The School, program, comparison has also been discussed in the report.

 

Assessment of English Courses

The purpose behind the task was to assess the quality of English courses resourced to undergraduate level students. A specific Questionnaire was designed to capture the student’s voice against the reading, written, listening, speaking and presentation and communication skills which they have acquired by studying English I, English II, English III and English IV level courses.The data was taken from the students who have completed all the four courses of English and it includes the students of all the Undergraduate level programs being offered at UMT. 

 

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of UMT achieves 91.0 percent (W Category) by HEC Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

Monday, February 01, 2016

Quality Enhancement Cell of UMT has achieved 91.0 percent for the period ending June 30, 2015 which leads the respective department again in "W category ". The quantitative assessment is being conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency of HEC, Pakistan on yearly basis. For the last four assessments, UMT QEC has been maintaining its ranking in W category (85 - 100%).

This achievement has been made possible through the visionary leadership of Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector UMT, and Dr A R Kausar, Head QEC. The whole QEC department including Muhammad Yousaf Jamil, Director QEC, UMT and other members Qamer AhmadNauman ShahidAbdul Qayyum and Abdul Khaliq deserve commendation for their dedicated and committed team efforts due to which for the fourth time, we not only maintained our ranking but also enhanced it. 

» Minutes of Quality Council Meeting

November 26, 2012 

» Director QEC, UMT attended the 5th Quarterly meeting of W Category Universities

 MeetingDirector QEC, UMT, Mr. Muhammad Yousaf Jamil attended the fifth (5th) meeting of the Quality Enhancement Cells of W Category private Sector Universities which was held on June 25-26, 2012 at Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi. The meeting will be followed by a workshop on "Role of Assessment Team in Self-Assessment Process". Mr. Jamil briefed the partcipants and Managing Director, QAA of HEC about the performance of Quality Enhancement Cell at University of management and Technology, Lahore. He also added that QEC at UMT has also achieved the target of Establishment and submission of Self Assessment Reports (SARs) of 8 various programs later by June 30, 2012. The presentation by UMT was very well appreciated by the HEC team and other Directors QECs of W Category Universities.

» Building Quality in Higher Education - Developing Program Specifications

   March 28 - 29, 2012

» Dr Hasan chairs QEC meeting

    March 05, 2012

» UMT participates in QEC Directors' meeting at HEC

    February 22 - 23, 2012

» Dr A R Kausar conducts workshop on teaching effectiveness

    February 15 - 16, 2012

Head QEC, Dr. A. Rashid Kausar conducts peer review of the following institutes in relation to National Business Education Accreditation Council

»   National Business School of NUST
     February 9 -11, 2012
»  Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology
     February 21-23, 2012

»  UMT celebrates World Quality Day in collaboration with ASQ

     November 28, 2011

»  ADC and OHR organize seminar on 'Quality PhD Supervision'

     March 07, 2011

»  Quality of higher education and evaluation of academic programs

     November 02, 2010

»  Workshop: Being an effective faculty member

      March 13, 2010

»  Introduction to Outcome Based Assessment

     March 01 - 02, 2010

»  Quality Awareness Seminar

     November 02, 2010

» Meeting of Head QEC with Deans

    Wednesday, November 03, 2010 » Discussed & nominations of the Program Team members    

» Meeting of Director QEC with the Deans and Chairpersons

    Sunday, November 05, 2010
    To introduce and provide overview of the quality scope and its strategy  

» Internal Meeting between Director QEC and Program Team (PT) Members

      Friday, November 26, 2010 » To discuss the Self Assessment Report (SAR) development process

» Participation in the 3rd International Conference

  December 06- 08, 2010 at Punjab University, Lahore. Following members attended:

  • Zeerik Ahmad, Director QEC
  • Aly Raza,  PT member, School of Business and Economics (SBE)
  • Salim Raza, PT member, School of Science and Technology (SST)
  • Ilyas Ansari, PT member, School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)

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