ERIC Number: ED468776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
International Perspectives on Quality in Higher Education (Oxford, England, July 30-August 5, 2000). EPI Monograph Series on Higher Education.
Janosik, Steven M., Ed.; Creamer, Don G., Ed.; Alexander, M. David, Ed.
This monograph contains the invited papers of the major speakers at the Educational Policy Institute's Invitational Conference on Quality in Higher Education held at Oxford University, summer 2000. The purpose of the conference was to discuss how quality is being defined and measured in the context of higher education. The papers are: (1) "Quality Assessment of Undergraduate Degree Courses in Wales and England" (Ian J. R. Aitchison); (2) "Walk on Air Do We?" (Liesbeth van Welie); (3) "From Quality Promised to Quality Certain: Creating a Systematic Approach to Mission Fulfillment" (Jonathan D. Fife); (4) "New Balances between Schooling and Education: A View of Quality in Higher Education from One of the Trenches" (Parker G. Marden); (5) "Quality, Equality, and Equity in Individual Performance Measures" (Elizabeth G. Creamer); (6) "Internationalizing the Community College: An Effective Model" (Barbara Johnson); (7) "Focusing on Quality through Program Review" (D. David Ostroth and Cathryn G. Turrentine); (8) "Quality Assurance and Other Issues in Distance Education" (Steven M. Janosik and Don G. Creamer); and (9) "What Lessons Have We Learned: Reactions from a President of a Small Liberal Arts College" (Marc vanderHeyden). The conference schedule and participant list are included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Studies, Performance Based Assessment, Program Evaluation
For full text: http://filebox.vt.edu/chre/elps/EPI/Monograph00.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: The Educational Policy Institute (EPI) is sponsored by the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies of Virginia Tech's College of Human Resources and Education. For Number 2 in this Series, see ED 468 180.