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ISLAMIC MEDICAL EDUCATION RESOURCES-05

0805-Reforming a Curriculum

Presented at a Curriculum Reform Workshop at Islamic University Kushtia Bangladesh 2-3 May 2008 by Professor Omar Hasan Kasule Sr. MB ChB (MUK), MPH (Harvard), DrPH (Harvard) Professor of Epidemiology and Islamic Medicine at the Institute of Medicine Universiti Brunei Darussalam. EM: omarkasule@yahoo.com WEB: http://omarkasule.tripod.com

1.0 DESCRIPTION OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE CURRICULUM

 

 

2.0 DESCRIPTION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CURRICULUM

 

3.0 STRATEGY OF CURRICULUM REFORM

 

            3.1 Incremental changes in response to changing environment or following the       trends?

 

            3.2 Fundamental changes dictated by a vision, a philosophy, or a world view?

 

3. INTERNAL CURRICULUM REVIEW

 

            3.1 Formal Faculty Review

 

            3.2 Questionnaire Survey of students and lecturers

 

4. EXTERNAL CURRICULUM REVIEW

 

            4.1 The Accreditation Committee

 

            4.2 Professional bodies

 

5. RESULTS OF THE CURRICULUM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION

 

            5.1 Process measures

 

            5.2 Outcome measures

 

            5.3 The strengths

 

            5.4 Weaknesses

 

            5.5 Need for change:

 

            5.6 How much and what to change

Professor Omar Hasan Kasule, Sr. May, 2008