This how-to webinar will revolve around student learning in the context of student needs, achievement, and progression and how to stimulate student engagement in learning processes and assessment. It will also discuss different quality assurance system tools and feedback mechanisms by which program and course possible improvements can be identified and implemented, good practice systematic monitoring of learning and teaching, and the usefulness of periodic course and program reviews. Good practice in faculty development and peer-review will also be discussed.
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About the speaker
Dr. Björn Kjellander has worked as Director of Quality Assuranceand Accreditation for Jönköping International Business School since2010. His work involves ensuring overall performance, quality andeffectiveness across all JIBS’ activities of education and research.Björn is also JIBS’ main liaison with the accreditation bodies withwhich JIBS interacts (AACSB and EFMD). During 2011-14, heled JIBS through the Swedish national assessment exercise forBusiness administration, Economics and Informatics, in which theschool received a distinction for its Bachelor degree in BusinessAdministration. Björn was also responsible for JIBS’ successful work to becomeAACSB and EQUIS-accredited in 2015, and the school’s 5-yearEQUIS accreditation in 2018. Currently, he works with nurturing the school’s networks (includingEFMD & AACSB), with several projects related to increasingthe quality of JIBS national and international activities, includingmentoring and board assignments. Björn is a member of JIBS’ faculty and has a PhD (University ofSussex, England) in American Studies, focusing on entrepreneurshiphistory and he is a member of the school’s research Centre forFamily Enterprise and Ownership. Björn also has a teaching degreefrom Gothenburg University, Sweden.