One of the goals of the quality work at UiS is to ensure the students' total learning outcomes at programme level. The programmes must also be based on updated research- and development work, and meet national and international expectations to the education.
a) Annual programme evaluation and programme report
After completion of the academic year, the programme is evaluated. The results of the evaluation is formulated into a programme report. Programme coordinator is responsible for the evaluation and report and for the handling in the study programme council. The evaluations must be based upon quantitative results data, course reports and results from course evaluations and dialogues regarding quality at course and programme level. The evaluation must map whether the programme maintains the desired quality and has satisfactory results, as well as build a foundation for further development work.
|Responsibility||Programme coordinator in all ordinary studies and studies in the EVU-portfolio|
|Participants||Study programme council; course coordinators, student representatives, led by programme coordinator|
|Time||After completion of the academic year. Deadline for report: October 1st|
|Frequency||Every year there's no periodical evaluation|
|Purpose||Summarising evaluation of the programme in regards to the accreditation criteria, for continuous improvement and further reporting.|
|Data||The course reports from the programme,Results from completed student evaluations aggregated to programme level, Selected results data|
|Documentation||Minutes from the study programme council, programme report.|
For Ph.D.-programmes the foundation will be based on course reports, progress reports, midway evaluations and candidate surveys at institutional level. Participants will be Vice-dean of research, Ph.D.-candidates and staff representatives.
b) Evaluation of student exchange stays
At the end of every student exchange period, the students are invited to give their feedback of their stay.
|Responsibility||Division of academic affairs|
|Participants||The exchange students|
|Time||appx. one month before the exchange is over|
|Frequency||For every exchange stay|
|Purpose||Collect experiences of acocmodation of the stay, academic contents and relevance Experience reports are used as a source of information for the next round of exchange students.|
|Documentation||Results from questionnaire,Experience reports|
c) Annual course- and programme revision
All courses and programmes are revised annually for further development. The revisions are done every autumn semester and is valid from the following academic year. Guidelines for the revisions are decided by the dean within the framework of the accreditation decision of the programme., The revisions include all ordinary studies and studies in the EVU-portfolio.
|Participants||Academic environment and administrative staff|
|Time||Within november 15th|
|Purpose||Continuous development of courses and programmes within the frameworks of the accreditation decision of the programme.|
|Innhold||Following guidelines set by the dean|
|Data||Course reports, semester evaluation and programme report|
|Documentation||Decision by the dean, changed programme description|