Norha Villegas

Norha Villegas

Associate Professor/Program Director, Universidad Icesi, Colombia

Norha M. Villegas holds a Ph.D. in computer science from University of Victoria, Canada. She is an Associate Professor and Director of the Software Systems Engineering BS program at Universidad Icesi in Colombia, and a Computer Science Adjunct Professor at University of Victoria. She is an IEEE Senior Member, with 17 years of professional experience in academia and industry. Dr. Villegas’s research focuses on self-adaptive software systems and engineering education. She is one of the leaders of the continuous improvement processes that have been successfully implemented at Universidad Icesi. The program she leads is recognized as one of the best software engineering programs in Colombia.

Implementing Effective and Data-Based Continuous Improvement Processes through Faculty Empowerment

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This session will focus on discussing strategies implemented at the Universidad Icesi School of Engineering to overcome important challenges in the consolidation of a sustainable continuous improvement process that relies on the empowerment of faculty as main actors of student learning and academic programs’ quality assurance. The effectiveness of the implemented strategies is demonstrated through […]