ERIC Number: EJ1018568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
A "Global Eye" for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: A Critical Policy Analysis of the OECD's AHELO Study
Shahjahan, Riyad A.; Torres, Lisette E.
Policy Futures in Education, v11 n5 p606-620 2013
This article provides an overview and critical policy analysis of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) international Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) project which is currently under way. It briefly describes the purpose, components and participants of the AHELO project. Informed by a critical policy analysis framework, it provides a critical analysis of AHELO texts. Based on the review of AHELO texts, it argues that the OECD is constructing a global policy space for teaching and learning grounded in neo-liberal values.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Role of Education, Ideology, Quality Assurance, Politics of Education, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, College Outcomes Assessment, Criticism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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