Strategic Development, Implementation and Assessment of Psychology Undergraduate Programme : A Preliminary Study

Kartini, Abd Ghani and Lee, Jun Choi and Sopian, Bujang and Ida Juliana, Hutasuhut and Jamayah, Saili and Muhamad Sophian, Nazaruddin and Rizal, Abu Bakar and Mai Sumiyati, Ishak and Mohamad Azhari, Abu Bakar (2020) Strategic Development, Implementation and Assessment of Psychology Undergraduate Programme : A Preliminary Study. [Magazine and Newsletter]

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The Psychology undergraduate programme has started since 2017 with 53 students for the firstcohort. The curriculum was developed more than 4 years back and focusing on the market need to offer psychology programme in Sarawak. The Psychology programme is currently in the process of obtaining full accreditation from the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Now, the psychology programme is in its third year and as yet to produce its first batch of graduates. Although the programme is still in the early stage, there is still a need to revisit the psychology curriculum to investigate its effectiveness and whether the existing curriculum addressed the future ready curriculum framework introduced by the Ministry of Higher Education. Thus, the study aims to address the need to enhance the existing curriculum to be future ready and identify the distinctive feature of the psychology programme that makes it stands out and unique. The study also involves investigation into aligning the curriculum content with appropriate teaching and learning deliveries and alternative assessment practices. Thus, it is important for the programme to employ a scholarly approach to curriculum leadership to provide a strategic foundation for quality assurance and quality enhancement of psychology programme as to bring significant impact on students’ learning.

Item Type: Magazine and Newsletter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychology undergraduate programme, curriculum, Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA),unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2020 05:30
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 07:07

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