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Dubey, Amlendu; Mehndiratta, Amit; Sagar, Mahim; Kashiramka, Smita – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In this paper, we identify factors which improve the quality of technical education using the data from World Bank's Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) in India. We evaluate the success of TEQIP in improving the quality of technical education in the country. Our findings show significant impact of this intervention on the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Banking, Technical Education, Economic Development
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Shah, Mahsood; Cheng, Ming; Fitzgerald, Robert – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Universities have a long history of collecting student feedback using surveys and other mechanisms. The last decade has witnessed a significant shift in how student feedback is systematically collected, analysed, reported, and used by governments and institutions. This shift is due to a number of factors, including changes in government policy…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Bendermacher, G. W. G.; oude Egbrink, M. G. A.; Wolfhagen, I. H. A. P.; Dolmans, D. H. J. M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
There is a growing belief that higher education institutions should nurture a "quality culture" in which structural/managerial and cultural/psychological elements act in synergy to continuously improve education. Notwithstanding the positive connotation of the "quality culture" concept, its exact configuration remains subject…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Resource Allocation
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Holtz, Peter; Gnambs, Timo – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Most studies evaluating the effectiveness of school internships have relied on self-assessments that are prone to self-presentational distortions. Therefore, the present study analyzed the improvement in the instructional quality of 102 student teachers (46 women) from a German university during a 15-week internship at a local secondary school…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Field Experience Programs
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Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Wenlan; Han, Jiying – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
The quality of undergraduate teaching is an issue under heated dispute in China. This study examined Chinese undergraduate students' perceptions of teaching quality and the effects on their approaches to studying and course satisfaction. A sample of 2,043 students from two full-time universities in mainland China responded to a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Schendel, Rebecca – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
In recent years, there have been numerous attempts to improve the quality of higher education in Africa, but there is limited knowledge about the impact of these initiatives on student learning. The results of a study published in 2015 offered some initial data in this regard by identifying a lack of improvement in the critical thinking ability of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education