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Satumari John Wafudu; Yusri Bin Kamin – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: The issue of quality assurance in vocational and technical education (VTE) programs identifies a perilous need to develop a conceptual framework for teaching and learning standards. This study aims to identify standard components for teaching and learning to ensure quality delivery for the achievement of VTE objectives. The quality…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Quality Assurance, Academic Standards, Guidelines
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Subhajit Chakraborty – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: The emergence of internet-based business models has given rise to online higher education institutions (OHEIs) that offer their undergraduate and graduate degree programs exclusively online with minimal physical presence. Research on OHEIs discusses the need for external legitimacy and resource acquisition, often ignoring the role of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Pattnaik, Pinaki Nandan; Shukla, Mahendra Kumar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a model developed through a thorough qualitative analysis of pertinent stakeholder perceptions that can be used to map Master of Business Administration (MBA) students' aspirations, goals, strengths and weaknesses to create optimal interventions and enable better employability.…
Descriptors: Objectives, Employment Potential, Stakeholders, Models
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Hoare, Alana; Dishke Hondzel, Catharine; Wagner, Shannon – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: Higher education institutions are required to evaluate program quality through cyclical program review processes. Despite often being considered the "gold standard" of academic review, there persists dissatisfaction with the lack of integration of program review findings into other planning processes, such as budgeting,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Educational Assessment
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Dursun, Orhan; Altin Gumussoy, Cigdem – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: Competitive universities try to improve their reputation to attract the best students as university reputation is a significant factor affecting the decision of a student. In this context, universities need a systematic management plan to improve their reputation among the stakeholders. This study aims to identify the factors affecting…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Stakeholders, Attitudes
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Khelifi, Adel; Khlifi, Slaheddine; Khelifi, Nabil; Essaieb, Hamdi – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to propose a national frame of reference for the accreditation of engineering programs (EPs) in Tunisia. It uses as a benchmark the structure used by the world's leading accreditation systems such as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur. It provides a…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Engineering Education, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness
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Zamir, Sara – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: As the school evaluator's role is multifaceted and the school elevator is the school principal's subordinate, this paper aims to present the school evaluator's complex conduct to achieve a better understanding of his or her functioning. Design/methodology/approach: Theoretical paper. Findings: The two critical dimensions connected to the…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Accountability, Schools, Evaluators
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Anis, Azilah; Islam, Rafikul – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a hierarchical model to rank the challenges faced by the private Malaysian higher education institutions (HEIs) in the provision of quality education and subsequently their corresponding critical success factors (CSFs) to address those challenges. Design/methodology/approach: A sequential mix method…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Private Colleges, Success
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Kazancoglu, Yigit; Ozkan-Ozen, Yesim Deniz – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This research aims to investigate and define the eight wastes of lean philosophy in higher education institutions (HEIs) by proposing a multi-stage model. Design/methodology/approach: The authors have used a specific multi-criteria decision-making method, fuzzy decision-making trial and evaluation laboratory, to investigate the…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrative Organization
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Bassi, Francesca – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of the paper is the analysis of the evolution of students' satisfaction over time in a large Italian university and the effects on it because of some characteristics of the teachers: didactic practices, beliefs and needs with regard to teaching and learning. Design/methodology/approach: The first step of the analysis…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Higher Education, College Students, Teacher Attitudes
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Tourangeau, Roger – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the cognitive processes involved in answering survey questions. It also briefly discusses how the cognitive viewpoint has been challenged by other approaches (such as conversational analysis). Design/methodology/approach: The paper reviews the major components of the response process and summarizes work…
Descriptors: Surveys, Cognitive Processes, Error of Measurement, Accuracy
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Cardoso, Sónia; Rosa, Maria J.; Videira, Pedro; Amaral, Alberto – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to look at the characteristics of internal quality assurance (IQA) systems of higher education institutions to understand whether these systems tend to reproduce a given model, externally defined and suggested to institutions, or rather to be shaped by institutions' features and interests. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Reda, Nigusse W. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to highlight the congruence and roles of the balanced scorecard in the quality assurance practices in higher education institutions, and second, to propose a balanced scorecard model for higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: A descriptive literature review was used to…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Literature Reviews
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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.; 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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