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Kwak, Youngsun – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to examine the quality management of the secondary school science teachers in Korea. To improve the quality of teachers, it takes a coherent policy effort over the entire teaching career including pre-service teacher training, a quality control of teacher employment, and in-service teachers' professional development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Science Teachers
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Joyner, Helen S.; Stevenson, Clinton D. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2017
Quality management and quality control of food products are critical to producing food that is safe to consume and has consistent quality and sensory attributes. The extent to which undergraduate students are equipped with competencies in quality management/control, in theory, has a direct connection with their career potential to ensure food…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Food, Food Standards, Safety
Washington State Department of Early Learning, 2017
The Washington State Department of Early Learning (DEL), in collaboration with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), submits this preliminary report to detail quality control measures in the Working Connections Child Care (WCCC) program. This report highlights existing quality control measures and efforts in reducing overpayments…
Descriptors: Child Care, Quality Control, Expenditures, Attendance
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Obiekezie, E. O.; Ejemot-Nwadiaro, R. I.; Essien, M. I.; Timothy, A. Essien – African Higher Education Review, 2014
The level of job performance, international comparability and competitiveness of Nigerian university graduates are burning issues. Consequently, the academic quality of Nigerian universities has come under severe criticism. Since university lecturers are key players in quality control in universities, this study explored their perceptions of…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Student Attitudes
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Vondra, Zdenek – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2017
Quality control mechanism that allows long term improvements of a study field or a study program is necessary for good functioning of educational institution or department in actual nature of competitive universities' environment. This paper focuses on quality control mechanisms in general and more closely on professional study fields. The…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Higher Education
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Erhart, Sarah E.; McCarrick, Robert M.; Lorigan, Gary A.; Yezierski, Ellen J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
An experiment seated in an industrial context can provide an engaging framework and unique learning opportunity for an upper-division physical chemistry laboratory. An experiment that teaches NMR/MRI through a problem-based quality control of citrus products was developed. In this experiment, using a problem-based learning (PBL) approach, students…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Diagnostic Tests, Science Experiments
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Karpova, Natalia P.; Toymentseva, Irina A.; Shvetsova, Elena V.; Chichkina, Vera D.; Chubarkova, Elena V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the research problem is conditioned on the need to justify the use of the logistics methodologies in the quality parameters control process of material flows. The goal of the article is to develop theoretical principles and practical recommendations for logistical system control in material flows quality parameters. A leading…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Quality Control, Methods, Evaluation Criteria
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Allalouf, Avi; Gutentag, Tony; Baumer, Michal – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2017
Quality control (QC) in testing is paramount. QC procedures for tests can be divided into two types. The first type, one that has been well researched, is QC for tests administered to large population groups on few administration dates using a small set of test forms (e.g., large-scale assessment). The second type is QC for tests, usually…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Scoring, Computer Assisted Testing, Error Patterns
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2018
Since the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December 2015, state education agencies (SEAs) have invested much time, effort, and resources into designing their accountability systems so that they reflect the state's vision and priorities and are in compliance with federal statute. Over the course of the past year, each state has…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Accountability, Educational Legislation
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Hofman, Roelande H.; de Boom, Jan; Hofman, W. H. Adriaan – School Leadership & Management, 2010
This article presents findings of research into the quality control (QC) of schools from 2001-2006. In 2001 several targets for QC were set and the progress of 939 primary schools is presented. Furthermore, using cluster analysis, schools are classified into four QC-types that differ in their focus on school (self) evaluation and school…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Multivariate Analysis, School Effectiveness, Educational Improvement
Winters, Marcus A. – Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 2019
Urban public school districts in the U.S. vary in quality. Educational policies, distribution of resources, and the challenges that students bring to the classroom differ substantially across localities. Little surprise, then, that academic outcomes--such as high school graduation rates and average school performance on standardized…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Educational Quality, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Simões, Gustavo Borges; Badolato, Paulo Victor e Silva; Ignácio, Marcelo Dante; Cerqueira, Eduardo Coelho – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
Zinc oxide is a common additive in food, cosmetics, and medicines. Here, we describe the validation of methods to analyze two pharmaceutical samples containing ZnO--talc powder and dermal ointment--by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) titration. The methods developed were implemented as a practical class to students of a Quantitative Analysis…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Chemistry
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Schikora, Paul F. – American Journal of Business Education, 2017
With the growth in distance education offerings, instructors who now teach quantitative material via the web have been faced with many challenges. Foremost has been the need to develop appropriate methods for teaching such material to students who are not physically in the classroom. Methodologies that have traditionally been taught in a highly…
Descriptors: Charts, Spreadsheets, Distance Education, Web Based Instruction
Claybon, Tina S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The interest in working from home in contrast to going to an office continues to be a growing phenomenon. This research examined personal characteristics of telecommuters and non-telecommuters including age, gender, years of working for the organization, and job satisfaction in the quality control and quality assurance arena. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Teleworking, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Individual Characteristics
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Kaçaniku, Fjolla – Quality in Higher Education, 2020
This paper analyses the unique case of Kosovo alongside the broad context of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) development. Kosovo started implementing the Bologna Process in 2001, although to date, it has not been formally admitted as a member. This paper provides evidence on the impact of the Bologna-influenced reforms on developing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Organizational Change, Educational Quality
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