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Giner-Gomis, Antonio; González-Fernández, Raúl; Iglesias-Martínez, Marcos J.; López-Gómez, Ernesto; Lozano-Cabezas, Inés – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the perceptions of preservice teachers regarding their learning during the teaching practicum (TP) period in the context of the pandemic. Specifically, the objectives of this study are to analyze the difficulties and the learning consequences perceived by student teachers and also to identify proposals with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Pandemics, COVID-19
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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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Gessa, Ana; Marin, Eyda; Sancha, Pilar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to properly and objectively assess the students' study progress in bachelor programmes by applying statistical process control (SPC). Specifically, the authors focused their analysis on the variation in performance rates in business studies courses taught at a Spanish University. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Undergraduate Study
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Nir, Adam; Bogler, Ronit – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: Little is known about the impact external Viva examiners coming from the international community of scholars have on the quality of PhD research. This study aims to argue that the encounter between local and international examiners (IEs) is subject to various complexities, raising doubts about whether IEs' participation and approval of…
Descriptors: Examiners, Doctoral Students, Student Research, Doctoral Dissertations
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Soria-García, José; Martínez-Lorente, Ángel Rafael – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how quality culture influences the relationship between total quality management (TQM) and secondary school students' perceived service quality (PSQ). Design/methodology/approach: The authors underpin research to analyse the effect of quality culture and TQM practices on PSQ. The sample included…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Total Quality Management, Secondary School Students, School Culture
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Fernández-Cruz, Francisco José; Rodríguez-Mantilla, Jesús Miguel; Fernández-Díaz, Ma José – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: A growing number of schools are now implementing quality management systems (QMS). As a result, studies are being conducted to assess the educational benefits of these systems and their capacity to identify areas for improvement in school processes and performance. The purpose the present study is to assess the impact of ISO:9001…
Descriptors: Standards, Total Quality Management, Program Implementation, Educational Benefits
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Arribas Díaz, Jorge Antonio; Martínez-Mediano, Catalina – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the application of quality management systems (QMS) based on international standards of quality in education (ISO 9001:2008) and ascertain the influence of this quality model on primary and secondary schools in Spain. Design/methodology/approach: The study was conducted in 26 publicly funded,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Educational Quality, International Organizations
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Cruz, Francisco José Fernández; Gálvez, Inmaculada Egido; Santaolalla, Rafael Carballo – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: Quality management systems are being used more frequently in educational institutions, although their application has generated a certain amount of disagreement among education experts, who have at times questioned their suitability and usefulness for improving schools. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to this discussion by…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Educational Quality
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Barandiaran-Galdos, Marta; Barrenetxea Ayesta, Miren; Cardona-Rodriguez, Antonio; del Campo, Juan Jose Mijangos; Olaskoaga-Larrauri, Jon – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to present the opinions of teaching staff at Spanish universities regarding the relative importance of a number of quality factors, and perceived levels of development of those factors in the context of their work. Design/methodology/approach: The paper takes an empirical approach, with the opinions of teaching staff being…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Opinions, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Sangra, Albert; Fernandez-Michels, Pedro – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The paper seeks to describe the Catalan corporate e-learning providers from the perspective of quality perception, quality assessment and quality control. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review reveals key aspects of the definition of quality in e-learning. The results of the review constitute the basis for exploratory research…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Focus Groups, Educational Quality, Quality Control
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Duque, Lola C.; Weeks, John R. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is threefold: first, to introduce a conceptual model for assessing undergraduate student learning outcomes and satisfaction that involves concepts drawn from the services marketing and assessment literatures; second, to illustrate the utility of the model as implemented in an academic department (geography)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Satisfaction, Replication (Evaluation)
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Gallifa, Josep; Batalle, Pere – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to present an in-depth case study with student perceptions of service quality, discussing the relevance of these perceptions for the important issue of quality improvement in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents institutional research carried out in a multi-campus system in Spain made up of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges, Case Studies, Educational Quality
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Tari, Juan Jose – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on self-assessment processes and to identify the difficulties, benefits and success factors of the European Foundation for Quality Management self-assessment model, analysing the importance of follow-up. Design/methodology/approach: First, the paper carries out a literature review on…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Followup Studies, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Calvo-Mora, Arturo; Leal, Antonio; Roldan, Jose L. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2006
Purpose: To analyse the implicit relationships among enabler agents of the European excellence model to serve as a framework for the management and improvement of the quality in higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: The hypotheses set out are based on the structure and meaning of the EFQM model and a review of the TQM…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Least Squares Statistics, Human Resources, Resource Allocation
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Marzo-Navarro, Mercedes; Pedraja-Iglesias, Marta; Rivera-Torres, M. Pilar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2005
Purpose: The recent changes that have occurred in the Spanish university teaching environment, such as growing competition, have caused these courses to become an important differentiating element of what is offered by each university. Therefore, the authors propose to delve deeper into the relationship existing between satisfaction and the intent…
Descriptors: Participant Satisfaction, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education