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ERIC Number: EJ825023
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0579
Creating an Impetus for Institutional Analysis in South America: Quality Assurance
Middaugh, Michael; Silva, Moises; Ramirez, Soledad; Reich, Ricardo
New Directions for Institutional Research, nS2 p55-64 Win 2008
Institutional research (IR) in Latin America is experiencing dramatic growth due, in no small measure, to the need for quality assurance in educational institutions developing trained workforces for emerging economies. Quality can be assured only where it can be measured, and that is at the core of institutional research in countries to the south of the United States. This chapter focuses on the development of quality assurance mechanisms in higher education in Latin America, with emphasis on the experience in Chile. Development of an IR capability at colleges and universities has been a central component of this quality assurance initiative.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Chile; South America