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Lin, Linda; Foung, Dennis; Chen, Julia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to examine the impact of the transformation of an assessment on students' performance and perspectives in an English for Academic Purposes course in Hong Kong. The assessment was changed from the traditional pen-and-paper mode to an unproctored online mode. Design/methodology/approach: Using mixed methods, the research…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Student Evaluation, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Pounder, James S.; Stoffell, Peter; Choi, Edward – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore whether the transformational classroom leadership concept could describe the notion of the inspiring professor that the Gallup-Purdue survey (2014) found to be a major factor in enhancing college and university graduates' workplace engagement. Design/methodology/approach: Surveys of existing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Education Work Relationship, College Faculty
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Zhao, Yue; Huen, Jenny M. Y.; Prosser, Michael – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Hong Kong has undergone extensive curriculum reform and shifted from a three-year to a four-year university system. With a nuanced look at the impact of the curriculum reform, the purpose of the present study was to compare two concurrent cohorts by examining the extent to which the students in each cohort perceived their learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Learning Experience, Curriculum Development
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Law, Dennis C. S.; Meyer, Jan H. F. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) is a quantitative instrument for collecting student feedback on programme quality that has been tested and practically used in Western university response-contexts. The purpose of this paper is to adapt and partially validate a Chinese translation of the CEQ, for application in the new context of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Factor Structure, Evaluation Methods, Factor Analysis
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Law, Dennis C. S.; Meyer, Jan H. F. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of the present study is to report the initial analyses of relationships between various components of the learning patterns exhibited by a group of 1,572 post-secondary students in Hong Kong as operationalized via the Inventory of Learning Styles (ILS), a quantitative instrument developed by Vermunt originally for the Dutch…
Descriptors: Statistical Significance, Foreign Countries, College Students, Learning Processes
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Cheng, Alison Lai Fong; Yau, Hon Keung – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the perceptions of a sample of Hong Kong principals and teachers of the extent to which quality management (QM) has been effectively implemented in primary schools. The features of QM improvement implemented in Hong Kong primary schools include: values and duties, systems and teams(ST) resources and…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Principals, Teaching Methods
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Law, Dennis Chung Sea – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: The common approaches to quality assurance (QA), as practiced by most post-secondary education institutions for internal quality monitoring and most QA authorities for external quality monitoring (EQM), have been considered by many researchers as having largely failed to address the essence of educational quality. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Total Quality Management, Educational Quality, Quality Control
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Tam, Maureen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2006
Purpose: This paper is the first part of a comprehensive report about a research study that aims to assess the relationship between the university experience and student outcomes as a means of determining a university's success in meeting its educational goals. Design/methodology/approach: It focuses on the research methodology deployed.…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods
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Chan, Catherine Y. P.; Chan, S. F.; Chan, K.; Ip, W. C. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a thinking model to recommend to the vocational education institutions for planning their educational business in the face of marketization. Design/methodology/approach: The systems approach is adopted for developing the model. It is not only used for the conceptualization of the principles of…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Planning
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Mok, Ka-ho – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2005
Purpose: This paper sets out in the wider context of globalization to examine how and what specific reform strategies the Government of the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) has adopted in reforming its higher education system to enhance the competitiveness of its higher education in the increasingly globalizing economic context.…
Descriptors: Community Services, Higher Education, Global Approach, Governance