The goal of Higher Education Commission is to develop and
implement quality across all university activities and making it
compatible with international practices. The faculty is required to have ability in
designing, maintaining and updating curricula, when measuring the quality of an
institute or of teaching; designing syllabus is the basic required skill. This study
aims to analyze perception, syllabus designing skills and practices of faculty
members in universities. This research is quantitative, structured questionnaire and
document analyses were used for data collection.
Results showed faculty have no related training;
rules for designing syllabus are not followed. It is
recommended that training sessions should be
organized to developing syllabus designing skills
of university faculty. Standard guidelines should
be developed by quality assurance bodies.
Anjum Bano Kazimi
Professor, Department of Education, IQRA University, Gulshan Campus, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
Muhammad Ali Shaikh
Vice Chancellor, Media and Communication Studies, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
Director ORIC, Research Innovation, and Commercialization, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
Curriculum, Syllabus designing, Higher Education, Standard