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Mohandas, Lakshmy; Sorgenfrei, Nathalia; Drankoff, Lauren; Sanchez, Ivan; Furterer, Sandra; Cudney, Elizabeth; Laux, Chad; Antony, Jiju – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to identify critical online teaching effectiveness factors from instructors' perspectives and experiences during COVID-19. Design/methodology/approach: This study used a qualitative phenomenology approach. In addition, the research used a snowball sample to identify faculty in the engineering and engineering technology…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses, Teacher Attitudes
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Nair, Chenicheri Sid; Li, Jinrui; Cai, Li Kun – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to explore academics' perspectives on the quality of appraisal evidence at a Chinese university. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey with both closed items and open-ended questions was distributed among all academics at the university (n = 1,538). A total of 512 responded to the questionnaire. The closed items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Universities, Online Surveys
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Warring, Susan – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse how learning levels differ within and between degrees and diplomas with specific application to the Bachelor of Applied Business Studies degree and the New Zealand Diploma of Business, which are delivered at a New Zealand polytechnic. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review and content analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Content Analysis, Lifelong Learning
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Mansvelt, Juliana; Suddaby, Gordon; O'Hara, Duncan; Gilbert, Amanda – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2009
Purpose: The paper reports on findings of research into the institutional and individual influences on engaging in professional development (PD), reflecting on how PD might be made available in ways which could support quality in e-learning. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents findings of a research project exploring factors…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Time Management, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
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Houston, Don – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically review dominant conceptions of and approaches to quality in higher education. It suggests an alternative approach with potential to shift the focus of quality activities from accountability and control to improvement. Design/methodology/approach: The applicability and limits of quality concepts…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Quality Control