ERIC Number: ED371651
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Proceedings of an International Conference (Hong Kong, 1991).
This conference proceedings presents 17 papers which examine quality assurance and evaluation in higher education, including methodologies, procedures, and ideas from various nations. The papers include: (1) "Quality Assurance in Higher Education" (Malcolm Frazer); (2) "Academic Standards Panels in Australia" (Kwong Lee Dow); (3) "The French Comite National d'Evaluation" (Andre Staropoli); (4) "The German Experience" (Edgar Frackmann); (5) "The Hong Kong Initiative" (Allan Sensicle); (6) "Towards an Indian Accreditation System" (Ashoka Chandra); (7) "The Netherlands: The Inspectorate Perspective" (Jan Kalkwijk); (8) "External Quality Assessment, Servant of Two Masters? The Netherlands University Perspective" (Ton Vroeijenstijn); (9) "Evaluation Criteria and Evaluation Systems: Reflections on Development in Sweden and Some Other OECD Countries" (Marianne Bauer); (10) "The UK Academic Audit Unit" (Peter Williams); (11) "The US Accreditation System" (Marjorie Peace Lenn); (12) "Engineering Accreditation in the United States" (Leslie Benmark); (13) "Mutual Recognition and Transfer of Credits: Developments in Europe" (Fritz Dalichow); (14) "The Experience of Validation at Hong Kong Polytechnic" (Diana Mak and Austin Reid); (15) "Quality Assurance at the Open Learning Institute" (Gajaraj Dhanarajan and Andrea Hope); (16) "External Examining at Hong Kong University" (Leung Wai-sun and Shen Chun-ming); and (17) "Conclusion" (David Bethel). An appendix contains abstracts of six additional papers. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Comparative Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Problems, Evaluation Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Quality Control, Standards
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Netherlands; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States