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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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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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Jaiani, Vasil; Whitford, Andrew B. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the policy process that led to the passage of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act in the United States and the Bush Administration's role in this process. Design/methodology/approach: The research design is historical and archival. A description of the NCLB Act is given and the major provisions and…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Government Role
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Smith, Barbara Leigh; MacGregor, Jean – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2009
Purpose: In the USA, as elsewhere, there is an ongoing need to improve quality in higher education. Quality improvement models from business have not been widely embraced, and many other approaches to accountability seem to induce minimal compliance. This paper aims to contend that learning communities represent a viable alternative in the quest…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Educational Improvement
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Stensaker, Bjorn; Brandt, Ellen; Solum, Nils Henrik – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review and identify changes in systems of external examinations in Denmark, the UK and Norway. Design/methodology/approach: Comparative analysis of studies, reviews and documents concerning the purpose and functioning of systems of external examination in three selected countries. Findings: The paper…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Wongsurawat, Winai – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the evidence on whether grade inflation has led to an increasing emphasis on standardized test scores as a criterion for law school admissions. Design/methodology/approach: Fit probabilistic models to admissions data for American law schools during the mid to late 1990s, a period during which…
Descriptors: Grade Inflation, Law Schools, Standardized Tests, Academic Ability