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Lan Anh Nguyen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: Although student evaluation of teaching (SET) is widely used, there has been a significant disparity between its potential benefits with the actual impact on improving educational quality. This study aims to inquire into the factors contributing to this discrepancy and the underlying mechanisms hindering the effective utilisation of SET.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Administrator Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Foreign Countries
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Kolomitro, Klodiana; Inglese, Jenna; Stockley, Denise; Scott, Jill; Wright, Madison – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: In 2010, the Ontario Universities Quality Assurance Council was established and became responsible for monitoring the quality of university programs, and each university was tasked with establishing institutional quality assurance purposes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the quality assurance process at…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Foreign Countries
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López, Daniel A.; Espinoza, Oscar; Rojas, María J.; Crovetto, Mirta – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to review processes of accreditation for Chilean Universities. Along with cataloguing evolutionary milestones, the study analyses effects at the institutional and program levels. Design/methodology/approach: The study adopts a meta-evaluative approach and is based on secondary information sources, including both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation
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Tan, Choon Yong Alex; Swe, Kye Mon Min; Poulsaeman, Veronica – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to share the authors' involvement and observation in adopting online exam as an evaluation tool, in the hope that others may too be able to adapt and circumvent this lockdown period while bringing a more reliable methodological approach in an online exam. Design/methodology/approach: This is a case study…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Pham, Nhung Thi Tuyet – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to share quality process experience from a US comprehensive university to use both direct (participation rate and assessment quality) and indirect assessment measures (assessment survey) to evaluate the quality process. Design/methodology/approach: A mixed method design was used to evaluate the quality…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Organizational Effectiveness, Feedback (Response), Institutional Evaluation
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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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Wilkerson, Judy R. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: K-20 accreditation is contingent on having policies and procedures that provide evidence of quality assurance (QA) and quality improvement (QI), viewed here as the first of two conflicting paradigms, requiring concurrent expressions of excellence and need. Standardized summative assessments using the traditional tabular rubric design…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Quality Control
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss students' assessment of quality related issues in engineering education in India. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses primary survey data of 1,178 undergraduate engineering students in Delhi, India, in 2009-2010. Students' experience and views of four important aspects such as teaching methods used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Educational Quality, Undergraduate Students
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Flavian, Heidi; Dan, Doron – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Understanding the contribution of the use of proper language to thinking development and learning processes, served as the basis of this study. The purpose of this study is to learn from parents, teachers and teacher-trainees whether their view of efficient teaching also relies on the teacher's use of proper language.…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Teacher Effectiveness, Professionalism, Learning Processes
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Suominen, Olli; Rinne, Risto; Kallo, Johanna; Fan, Yihong – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Different aspects of the globalisation of Chinese basic education have been examined in recent studies. This paper aims to contribute to this research base by examining the relationship between global quality assurance and evaluation (QAEVAL) trends and reforms in the Chinese basic education system. Design/methodology/approach: Relevant…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Trend Analysis, Global Approach, International Assessment
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Wilkerson, Judy R. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Understanding and navigating the differences in standards, and the roots and rationales underlying accreditation reviews, is necessary for all institutions that seek multiple accreditations. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate a method to assist institutional-level leaders and assessment practitioners analyze and align these…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Standards, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Galeeva, Railya B. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate an adaptation of the SERVQUAL survey method for measuring the quality of higher educational services in a Russian university context. We use a new analysis and a graphical technique for presentation of results. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology of this research follows the classic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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Shah, Mahsood; Nair, Chenicheri Sid – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: Teaching and unit evaluations surveys are used to assess the quality of teaching and the quality of the unit of study. An analysis of teaching and unit evaluation survey practices in Australian universities suggests significant changes. One key change discussed in the paper is the shift from voluntary to mandatory use of surveys with the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Student Experience
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Brown, Sally – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to outline the ways in which staff of a post-1992 UK university set about enhancing the student experience, at a time when the institution had poor student evaluations as demonstrated by the UK National Student Survey and other indicators. Using a range of interventions led by the PVC (Academic), a concerted…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Student Evaluation, Student Surveys
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Law, Dennis C. S.; Meyer, Jan H. F. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) is a quantitative instrument for collecting student feedback on programme quality that has been tested and practically used in Western university response-contexts. The purpose of this paper is to adapt and partially validate a Chinese translation of the CEQ, for application in the new context of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Factor Structure, Evaluation Methods, Factor Analysis
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