By bringing together leading experts on quality assurance in higher education from seven countries (from Europe, the USA and South Africa), this volume intends to go several steps further than most publications on the same subject. Containing comprehensive discussion of the most relevant trends in quality assurance regulation, translation and transformation, researchers and policy makers will find an engaged, academic reflection on how quality assurance is embedded in higher education and in a dynamic way to assess its impacts and potential improvements.
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By bringing together leading experts on quality assurance in higher education from seven countries (from Europe, the USA and South Africa), this volume intends to go several steps further than most publications on the same subject.
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List of Contributors,- Preface,-Introduction: DON F. WESTERHEIJDEN et al,- PART I: REGULATION: The Public Regulation of Higher Education Qualities: Rationales, Processes and Outcomes: DOUGLAS BLACKMUR,- Will Market Competition Assure Academic Quality? An Analysis of the UK and US Experience:DAVID D. DILL,- States and Europe and Quality of Higher Education: DON F. WESTERHEIJDEN,- PART II: TRANSLATION: Quality as Fashion: Exploring the Translation of a Management Idea into Higher Education: BJORN STENSAKER,- The 'Quality Game': External Review and Institutional Reaction Over Three Decades in the United States: PETER EWELL,- Analysing Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Proposals for a Conceptual Framework and Methodological Implications: JUAN F. PERELLON,- PART III: TRANSFORMATION: A Self-assessment of Higher Education Institutions from the Perspective of the EFQM Excellence Model: MARIA JOAO ROSA AND ALBERTO AMARAL: Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Can Learning Theory Add Value to Quality Reviews?: VANEETA-MARIE D'ANDREA,- Transforming Quality Evaluation: Moving On: LEE HARVEY AND JETHRO NEWTON,- Conclusions and Further Challenges: BJORN STENSAKER et al
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9789048175031
Publisert
2010
Utgiver
Vendor
Springer
Vekt
427 gr
Høyde
235 mm
Bredde
155 mm
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
264