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ERIC Number: EJ1083834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Higher Education Accountability Performance in Padang State University
Al Kadri, Hanif
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n2 p77-86 2015
This study examines the adherence to process and achievement of the objectives of performance accountability in Higher Education in UNP. To be able to perform the role as guardian of academic and scientific culture, the university should be an independent agency, with the accountable autonomy-based governance. The concept of autonomy in higher education is strongly associated with quality assurance on the learning process and its products, in order to meet the accountability of universities to stakeholders. The concept of accountability is important because higher education needs to ensure each performance component of university to its stakeholders that the university has been providing good quality education. This study is important to see how the performance accountability of universities can be done and achieved as intended purpose. The concept of accountability for a college becomes a necessity, because universities need to ensure their performance against the stakeholders that they have been providing good quality education. But in fact, still going wide gap between the reality of the nature of higher education in Indonesia. The gap is related to the accountability of the performance of all the major components of colleges which are not optimal learning process, curriculum implementation is not yet stable and less responsive to the needs of students, faculty competence which still needs to be improved, the facilities are inadequate teaching, research and service are not a mainstay of college, but through the second birth it is this knowledge creation and knowledge innovation for education. The focus of this study is to see how the performance accountability embodiment college in Padang State University (UNP) and the University of Andalas (UNAND) West Sumatra Province. In detail, the focus of this study is to see (1) adherence to the process and the achievement of the objectives of accountability college performance on the core components, namely the learning process, (2) adherence to the process and the achievement of the objectives of performance accountability of higher education is an essential component of the curriculum, faculty, learning facilities, funding, and research, and (3) adherence to the process and the achievement of the objectives of performance accountability colleges in supporting components, namely the management and leadership. The main objective of this study is to examine the concept and realization of performance accountability on core components, essential components, and supporting components that can meet the expectations of stakeholders in both the State University of West Sumatra province, the UNP and Andalas. The results showed that in general adherence to the process and the achievement of the objectives of performance accountability of higher education in the learning already has a certain foundation related to the management of the learning process, strategy, leadership priorities, and accountability processes. Accountability performance on the components of the curriculum, faculty, learning facilities, funding, and research. In component of the curriculum, the college has linked the curriculum to the needs and competencies of graduates, and the relevance of science and technology development needs of graduates and future oriented. Components lecturer judged to have enough to become a major driver of the learning process. Components learning facility is considered to be noticed availability, completeness, and adequacy of which support the learning process. Component funding is considered to be sufficiently accountable. Components of research and dedication continue to be pursued on an ongoing basis in order to support the learning process. Accountability college performance management and leadership component is considered to be adequate to support the learning accountability. The main recommendation is proposed to realize the feasibility process and achievement of the objectives of performance accountability colleges in the learning process, all the academicians universities require strengthening of the vision, mission, and goals of each university, diladasakan on philosophy and orientation of the university. Performance Accountability Model College showed a close relationship between the process of learning, curriculum, students, faculty, and research/service to be managed in an integrated manner professionals. All it requires the support of learning facilities and funding components are proportional, which is driven by good management and effective leadership of the college.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia