Table of Contents

Chapter 1a Initiation of New Programmes, Validation and Approval for Undergraduate Programmes
1.1 Initiating a Programme Proposal
1.2 Planning the New Programme
1.3 Programme Validation
Chapter 1b Initiation of New Programmes, Validation and Approval for Taught Postgraduate Programmes
1.1 Planning a New Programme
1.2 Programme Validation
Chapter 1c General Guidelines for Offering Undergraduate Double Degree Programmes with Non-local Institutions
1.1 Partner Institution
1.2 Approval of Agreement on Collaboration
1.3 Programme Proposal and Approval
1.4 Admission and Language Requirements
1.5 Programme Structure Under Collaboration
1.6 Curriculum Design
1.7 Guidelines on Recognition of Course Credits
1.8 Rules and Regulations
1.9 Graduation and Academic Awards
1.10 Financial Arrangements and Fee Payment
Chapter 1d Guidelines and Procedures for Launching Minor Programmes
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Approval Procedures
1.3 Format of a Minor Programme Proposal
1.4 Time Frame
   
Chapter 2 Quality Assurance and Enhancement, and Management of Existing Programmes
2.1 Overview
2.2 QA and QE Committees
2.3 Teaching and Learning
2.4 Student Assessment
2.5 Programme Reviews and Changes
2.6 External Advice and Benchmarking
2.7 Management of Academic Programmes
2.8 Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Co-Curricular Education
   
Chapter 3

Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

3.1 Outcome-based Approach to Teaching and Learning (OBATL) in Lingnan
3.2 Attainment of Outcomes
3.3 Assurance and Enhancement of Teaching Quality
3.4 Collection and Use of Feedback
3.5 Advice and Support for Student Learning
3.6 Academic Integrity and Honesty
   
Chapter 4 Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Student Assessment
   
Chapter 5 Guidelines and Procedures for Programme or Course Modifications
5.1 Purpose
5.2 Major Changes
5.3 Minor Changes
5.4

Courses for more than one Programme

5.5 Notification of Changes
   
Chapter 6a Guidelines and Procedures for Annual Programme Reporting for Undergraduate Programmes
6.1 Objectives
6.2 Roles
6.3 Procedures and Timing
6.4 Contents of the Annual Programme Report
Chapter 6b Guidelines and Procedures for Annual Programme Reporting for Taught Postgraduate Programme
6.1 Objectives
6.2 Roles
6.3 Procedures and Timing
6.4 Contents of the Annual Programme Report
   
Chapter 7 Guidelines and Procedures for Five-year Programme Review
7.1 Purpose/Aim
7.2 Content and Documentation
7.3 Reviewers and Review Meeting
7.4 After the Review Meeting
7.5 Timing
   
Chapter 8

Policy on External Academic Advisers of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes

8.1 General
8.2 Criteria and Procedures for the Appointment of External Academic Advisers
8.3

Courses Subject to Comments of and Information to be Provided to External Academic Advisers

8.4 Role and Duties of an External Academic Adviser
8.5 Views/Suggestions from an External Academic Adviser
8.6 Visit by an External Academic Adviser
8.7 Honoraria for External Academic Advisers
   
Chapter 9

Policy on Advisory Boards and Administrative Procedures for Appointment of Members

9.1 Establishment of Advisory Boards
9.2 Terms of Reference
9.3

Term of Service

9.4

Composition and Membership

9.5

Appointment Procedures

   
Chapter 10 Policy on Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation
10.1 Understanding the Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation System
10.2 The Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation Questionnaires
10.3 Purposes of Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation
10.4 The Timing and Implementation of Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation
10.5 Conducting the Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation
10.6 Receivers of Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation Reports
10.7 Student Access to Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation Scores
10.8 Directions for Staff Development
10.9

Feedback to Students

   
 Chapter 11 Quality Assurance and Enhancement of the Core Curriculum, Science Education, and Music and Performing Arts Courses
 11.1 Introduction
 11.2 Core Curriculum
 11.3 Science Education at Lingnan University
 11.4 Music and Performing Arts Courses
   
Chapter 12 Quality Assurance and Enhancement for Co-curricular Programmes offered by the Office of Student Affairs
   
Chapter 13 Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Service-Learning
13.1 Service-Learning at Lingnan University
13.2

Quality Assurance and Enhancement Structure

13.3 Quality Assurance and Enhancement Procedures
   
Chapter 14 Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Internationalisation
14.1 Introduction
14.2 The roles and responsibilities of the Office of Global Education (OGE)
   
Chapter 15 Guidelines and Procedures on Programme Discontinuation