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Persad, Doodnath; Farrell, Permilla; Alonzo-Williams, Carla; Sargeant, Roxanne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: Unless higher education institutions ensure that first-rate academic programme offerings are supported with the provision of high-quality services, student satisfaction, retention, enrolment and ultimately, viability of the institutions will be adversely affected (Canic and McCarthy, 2000). The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Educational Quality, Educational Assessment
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Cudney, Elizabeth A.; Anderson, Somer; Beane, Robbie; Furterer, Sandra; Mohandas, Lakshmy; Laux, Chad – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: Teaching effectiveness is essential to student learning, engagement and success. This study aims to identify the perceived teaching effectiveness attributes from the student's perspective through a pilot study. Design/methodology/approach: A comprehensive literature review identified 6 demographic and 25 teaching effectiveness…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Reading Assignments
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White, Laura W.; Jordan, Kelly Elizabeth; McDermott, Heidi – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to describe a simulation-based assessment designed to assure student readiness for a first full-time clinical experience in an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program that transitioned to mixed-mode instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Design/methodology/approach: A cohort of 40 second-year…
Descriptors: Learning Readiness, Clinical Experience, Allied Health Occupations Education, Doctoral Students
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Tetteh, Godson A.; Amoako-Gyampah, Kwasi; Twumasi, Juliet – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate in the context of quality assurance (QA), how stakeholders define quality education and its connections to maximize value for the stakeholder using a grounded theory approach. Design/methodology/approach: A four-stage research design using grounded theory methodology was used to develop and…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Case Studies, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Inan, Serhat; Karaca, Mehmet – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to explore the quality assurance practices in teaching English to young learners (TEYL) settings during the sudden switch to digital education. The investigation of the issue was conducted through triple perspectives including institutional, teacher and learner dimensions. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Online Courses
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Al Busaidi, Humaid – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between engineering programme accreditation (EPA) and institutional performance (IP) using perceptual measures. Two IP dimensions have been explored to test this relationship, namely, graduate employability and student retention and attrition. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Employment Potential, College Graduates
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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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Gambhir, Victor; Wadhwa, N. C.; Grover, Sandeep – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: The paper aims to discuss current Technical Education scenarios in India. It proposes modelling the factors affecting quality in a technical institute and then applying a suitable technique for assessment, comparison and ranking. Design/methodology/approach: The paper chose graph theoretic approach for quantification of quality-enabled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Educational Quality, Program Evaluation
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Kundu, Goutam Kumar; Bairi, Jayachandra – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of a checklist, focusing on the detailed analysis of the requirement of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) standards related to strategic management and innovation area, for evaluation of implementation readiness in a business school setting.…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Readiness, Business Schools, Academic Standards
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Al Kuwaiti, Ahmed; Subbarayalu, Arun Vijay – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to examine the perceptions of students of health sciences on research training programs offered at Saudi universities. Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional survey design was adopted to capture the perceptions of health science students about research training programs offered at selected Saudi…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Attitudes, Research Projects, Student Surveys
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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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Jackson, Mary Jo; Helms, Marilyn M.; Ahmadi, Mohammad – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to address students' expectations of classroom pedagogy. It suggests that meeting students' specific expectations of teaching, one of the core educational processes, could impact the perception of the overall quality of the educational experience. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was administered to 372 first-year…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Educational Experience
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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