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ERIC Number: ED415735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 334
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-335-19025-1
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)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom