Focus Question based Inquiry Guided Learning for the Attainment of Course Learning Outcomes

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R.S Vaddi 1,* B.S Yalamanchili 2 K.R Anne 1

1. Department of Information Technology, V.R Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, India

2. Department of Computer science & Engineering, VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 17 Apr. 2015 / Revised: 18 May 2015 / Accepted: 15 Jun. 2015 / Published: 8 Jul. 2015

Index Terms

Inquiry Guided Learning (IGL), Course Learning Outcome, student centered learning, focus question


Teaching and learning Methodologies in technical and engineering education has high impact on attainment of Graduate attributes. Studies have proved that class room teaching with mere usage of Black board (BB) and audio visual presentations doesn’t effectively involve the student completely in learning. Also evaluation and assessment with midterm exams and end term exams may not give the complete picture of student learning progress. In fact in today’s outcome based education the attainment of course learning outcomes require student centered teaching learning procedures and a continuous evaluation procedure. In this paper Focus question based Inquiry based learning an active teaching learning procedure also student centered is discussed. Also how this method is used for continuous assessment is also explained. It is successfully implemented to under graduate and post graduate students of Computer science and Information technology of engineering college, and the results are presented.

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R.S Vaddi, B.S Yalamanchili, K.R Anne, "Focus Question based Inquiry Guided Learning for the Attainment of Course Learning Outcomes", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.7, no.7, pp.48-52, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2015.07.06


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