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Laura Jarrell; Dale Kirby – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the roles of quality managers at community colleges, their experiences balancing accountability and improvement and their insights into the future of quality assurance. Design/methodology/approach: This phenomenological, qualitative study used semi-structured interviews with eight community college quality…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Administrators
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Kolomitro, Klodiana; Inglese, Jenna; Stockley, Denise; Scott, Jill; Wright, Madison – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: In 2010, the Ontario Universities Quality Assurance Council was established and became responsible for monitoring the quality of university programs, and each university was tasked with establishing institutional quality assurance purposes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the quality assurance process at…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Foreign Countries
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Costa, Danilo de Melo – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: Canada is a country that has a democratized higher education system, based on solid principles of access, quality and accountability. Brazil, on the other hand, is a country that seeks to advance its higher education system. For this reason, this paper aims to understand with the main stakeholders of the systems, the perceptions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Differences, Access to Education
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Groen, Jovan F. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to examine graduate student learning experiences and perceptions of quality and the extent to which these learners were living the intended experiences that academic programs are seeking to foster. Design/methodology/approach: Using a multiple case-study design, a three-stage interview protocol used with six PhD candidates…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
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Ifeduba, Emmanuel Chukwunonye – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: Communication, which is the cornerstone of knowledge creation and transmission, is sometimes undermined by noise often described simply as errors but hardly interrogated as communication noise. Therefore, this paper aims to explain noise from the perspective of communication (content creation, decoding and transmission) with a view to…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communication Problems, Textbooks, Error Patterns
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Bowker, Lynne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Using a descriptive case study approach, this paper aims to validate academic librarians' perceptions that they are marginalized by faculty during academic program reviews, and recommends ways for the two groups to collaborate more effectively to make program reviews more meaningful. Design/methodology/approach: The paper describes a case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Libraries, Library Role, College Programs
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Bowker, Lynne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the potential benefits and limitations associated with aligning accreditation and academic program reviews in post-secondary institutions, using a descriptive case study approach. Design/methodology/approach: The paper describes two Canadian graduate programs that are subject to both external professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Case Studies, Quality Assurance
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Lang, Daniel W. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss how the province over time has addressed problems that are generic to many jurisdictions in assuring quality -- level of aggregation, pooling, definition of new and continuing programs, scope of jurisdiction, role of governors, performance indicators, relationship to accreditation, programs versus…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)