NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
Program for International…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 88 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ingela Bäckström; Pernilla Ingelsson; Anna Mårtensson; Kristen M. Snyder – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore existing and desired methodologies for systematic quality work to promote quality in preschools from the principal's perspective. Design/methodology/approach: A collaborative approach was used in this research project, and principals were asked to complete portfolio assignments. Their answers to…
Descriptors: Preschools, Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Administrator Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kumar, Atul; Gawande, Amol; Agarwal, Akash; Kale, Shailendrakumar; Brar, Vinaydeep; Raibagkar, Shirish – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify and address significant quality gaps present in business school dissertations in India. Dissertations, an integral and a special component of the overall business school learning process, acquaint students with the practical business world. Design/methodology/approach: The authors benchmarked the…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Business Schools, Doctoral Students, Doctoral Dissertations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yamamoto, Kentaro; Lennon, Mary Louise – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Fabricated data jeopardize the reliability of large-scale population surveys and reduce the comparability of such efforts by destroying the linkage between data and measurement constructs. Such data result in the loss of comparability across participating countries and, in the case of cyclical surveys, between past and present surveys.…
Descriptors: Measurement, Deception, Data, Identification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lyberg, Lars; Cibelli Hibben, Kristen; Pennell, Beth-Ellen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Surveys in multinational, multiregional and multicultural contexts (or "3MC" surveys) are becoming increasingly important to global and regional decision-making and theory building. To serve this purpose, the surveys need to be well managed, with an awareness of key sources of survey error and how to minimize them, mechanisms in…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Surveys, Error Patterns, Quality Control
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mohadjer, Leyla; Edwards, Brad – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to provides a brief review of the dashboard literature, an account of the development of performance dashboards for field data collection at Westat, and more specifically for the first cycle of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). A brief concluding section offers suggestions for…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Surveys, Data Collection, Information Systems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cibelli Hibben, Kristen; Pennell, Beth-Ellen; Scott, Lesli – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: At the invitation of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), this paper aims to examine advances in survey interviewer monitoring and make recommendations on minimizing the effect of interviewers on survey results. Design/methodology/approach: The authors first provide an overview of the most recent…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Surveys, Interviews, Quality Assurance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
LeMahieu, Paul G.; Nordstrum, Lee E.; Cudney, Elizabeth A. – 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 Six Sigma. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the origins, theoretical foundations, core principles and a case study demonstrating an application of Six Sigma in a…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Statistical Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Teeroovengadum, Viraiyan; Kamalanabhan, T. J.; Seebaluck, Ashley Keshwar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to develop and empirically test a hierarchical model for measuring service quality in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The first phase of the study consisted of qualitative research methods and a comprehensive literature review, which allowed the development of a conceptual model comprising 53 service quality…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Educational Quality, Validity, Reliability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wood, Roy – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the evolution of "folk" understandings of quality in higher hospitality education and the consequent implications of these understandings for current quality concerns in the field. Design/methodology/approach: The paper combines a historical survey of the stated topic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Educational Quality, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Burdett, Jane; Crossman, Joanna – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: Australia has enjoyed two decades of growth in international student enrolments. This phenomenon, combined with the evolution of quality assurance policy frameworks, has stimulated interest in the social and academic experiences of international students and their educational outcomes. The Australian Universities Quality Agency's (AUQA)…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Foreign Students, Student Needs, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stoten, David William – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to focus on the changing nature of quality assurance systems within the sixth form college sector. Design/methodology/approach: Ten sixth form colleges were surveyed across England and staff from varying levels within college hierarchies questioned about how quality assurance systems were implemented. Research involved…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Quality Control, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kleijnen, Jan; Dolmans, Diana; Willems, Jos; van Hout, Hans – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore faculty's perceptions of quality management activities (QMA) within their departments, attention being paid to relevant quality aspects and whether quality management contributes to control or improvement of higher education. Furthermore, it examines differences between departments and relationships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Total Quality Management, Educational Practices
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6