ERIC Number: ED415735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Quality Assurance for University Teaching.
Ellis, Roger, Ed.
This book, written from a British perspective, presents 17 papers on quality assurance in teaching at the university level. The first eight papers address issues of assuring quality and include: (1) "Quality Assurance for University Teaching; Issues and Approaches" (Roger Ellis); (2) "A British Standard for University Teaching?" (Roger Ellis); (3) "Total Quality Management through BS 5750: A Case Study" (Susan Storey); (4) "Quality Assurance in Health Care: The Implications for University Teaching" (Dorothy Whittington and Roger Ellis); (5) "Quality Assurance through Course Validation and Review" (Norman Gibson); (6) "Assuring Quality through Student Evaluation" (Maurice Stringer and Catherine Finlay); (7) "Institutional Research and Quality Assurance" (Roger Woodward); and (8)"University Teaching: A Professional Model for Quality" (Lewis Elton). The next five papers are concerned with identifying quality; they include: (9) "Teaching Styles of Award-Winning Professors" (Jerry M. Lewis); (10) "The First Distinguished Teaching Award in the United Kingdom" (Elaine Thomas); (11) "Expert Teachers' Perceptions of University Teaching: The Identification of Teaching Skills" (Christine Saunders and Eric Saunders); (12) "Teaching Standards from Quality Circles" (Jennifer Boore); and (13) "Effective Teaching" (George Brown). The final four papers are concerned with developing quality, and include: (14) "Appraisal Schemes and Their Contribution to Quality in Teaching" (Saranne Magennis); (15) "Staff Development and Quality Assurance" (Sandra Griffiths); (16) "Teacher Training for University Teachers?" (John Dallat and Gordon Rae); and (17) "Quality in Teaching and the Encouragement of Enterprise" (Ann Tate). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Health Services, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Instructional Effectiveness, Master Teachers, Quality Control, Student Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Styles, Total Quality Management
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom