Outcome-based education (OBE) began in the 1980s and grew in-popularity in the 1990s (Spady, 1988; Harden, Crosby, Davis, & Friedman, 1999).
What does OBE stand for?
OBE stands for Outcome-Based Education
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We have 73 other meanings of OBE in our Acronym Attic
- Order of the Brown Envelope
- Original Black Entertainment (British TV channel)
- Other Buggers Efforts
- Other Business Enterprise (classification)
- Our Best Effort
- Our Best Estimate
- Out before Easter
- Out of Body Experience
- Out-Board Electronics
- Outboard Booster Engine
- Over Bloody Eighty (gifts)
- Overall Boat Effectiveness
- Overcome By Events
- Overtaken By Events
- Overwhelmed by Events
- Object-Based Evolutionary Algorithm
- Office Belge de l'Economie et de l'Agriculture (French)
- Ohio Board of Examiners of Architects
- Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association
- Oklahoma Business Education Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
1994, Outcome-based education and accountability, Education and Urban Society, 26(4), pp.
Finally, because TQM is a process designed to make continual improvement a fact of organizational life, it has been natural to attempt to contrast it with other "improvement" strategies such as Outcome-Based Education, Effective Schools, Accelerated Schools, and Essential Schools.
Performance Tasks: As in outcome-based education, the tasks and performance requirements are publicly stated and clearly identified.
At least some understanding of this definition is implicit in discussions of such techniques as direct instruction, outcome-based education and, most obviously, curriculum-based assessment.
Some are good, and plans for increased academic excellence, total quality management, outcome-based education, site-based management, and others all have supporters and claims for effectiveness.