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Sziegat, Hongmei – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to reflect how German business schools respond to the diffusion of the triple accreditation: AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), and AMBA (Association of MBAs). Design/methodology/approach: This study applies a multiple case study to conduct a…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality, Governance
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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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Mourato, Joaquim; Patrício, Maria Teresa – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the evaluation and control processes in the governance systems of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: This study compares the performance and control processes of strategic management in four HEIs in two European countries with binary systems -- Portugal and The…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Competition
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Bowker, Lynne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Using a descriptive case study approach, this paper aims to validate academic librarians' perceptions that they are marginalized by faculty during academic program reviews, and recommends ways for the two groups to collaborate more effectively to make program reviews more meaningful. Design/methodology/approach: The paper describes a case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Libraries, Library Role, College Programs
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Santhanam, Elizabeth; Lynch, Bernardine; Jones, Jeffrey – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to report the findings of a study into the automated text analysis of student feedback comments to assist in investigating a high volume of qualitative information at various levels in an Australian university. It includes the drawbacks and advantages of using selected applications and established lexicons. There has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Feedback (Response), Content Analysis
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Fomunyam, Kehdinga George – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine six South African universities with a particular focus on the quality of teaching and learning. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative case study approach was adopted and data were mainly generated by means of open-ended questionnaires. The questionnaire was circulated to approximately 1,800 students and 746…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Moyo, Arnold; Ngwenya, Sothini Natalia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This research sought to empirically identify context specific dimensions of service quality at Zimbabwean State Universities. The study also sought to measure the 'university-wide' overall service quality at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and to explore differences in service quality perception based on selected…
Descriptors: State Universities, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Science Education
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Wickham, Sheelagh; Brady, Malcolm; Ingle, Sarah; McMullan, Caroline; Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Mairéad; Walshe, Ray – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Ideally, quality should be, and is, an integral element of education, yet capturing and articulating quality is not simple. Programme quality reviews in third-level education can demonstrate quality and identify areas for improvement, offering many potential benefits. However, details on the process of quality programme review are limited…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Quality Assurance, Universities
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Bowker, Lynne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the potential benefits and limitations associated with aligning accreditation and academic program reviews in post-secondary institutions, using a descriptive case study approach. Design/methodology/approach: The paper describes two Canadian graduate programs that are subject to both external professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Case Studies, Quality Assurance
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Tabsh, Sami W.; Abdelfatah, Akmal S.; El Kadi, Hany A. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to survey students and faculty from the College of Engineering at an American university in the United Arab Emirates about their perception on different issues related to academic dishonesty. Opinions were sought on plagiarism, inappropriate collaboration, cheating on exams, copyright violations and complicity in academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Nordstrum, Lee E.; LeMahieu, Paul G.; Dodd, Karen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume elaborating different approaches to quality improvement in education. This paper aims to delineate a methodology called Deliverology. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the origins, theoretical foundations, core principles and a case study showing an application of Deliverology in the…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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Nordstrum, Lee E.; LeMahieu, Paul G.; Berrena, Elaine – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume elaborating upon different approaches to quality improvement in education. This paper aims to delineate a methodology called Implementation Science, focusing on methods to enhance the reach, adoption, use and maintenance of innovations and discoveries in diverse education contexts.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Educational Improvement, Science Education
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LeMahieu, Paul G.; Nordstrum, Lee E.; Greco, Patricia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume that aims to elaborate different approaches to quality improvement in education. It delineates a methodology called Lean for Education. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the origins, theoretical foundations, core concepts and a case study demonstrating an application in US education,…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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LeMahieu, Paul G.; Nordstrum, Lee E.; Gale, Dick – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume, each elaborating different approaches to quality improvement in education. The purpose of this paper is to delineate a methodology called positive deviance. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the origins, theoretical foundations, core principles and a case study demonstrating an…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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LeMahieu, Paul G.; Grunow, Alicia; Baker, Laura; Nordstrum, Lee E.; Gomez, Louis M. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to delineate an approach to quality assurance in education called networked improvement communities (NICs) that focused on integrating the methodologies of improvement science with few of the networks. Quality improvement, the science and practice of continuously improving programs, practices, processes,…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Total Quality Management
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