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Gessa, Ana; Marin, Eyda; Sancha, Pilar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to properly and objectively assess the students' study progress in bachelor programmes by applying statistical process control (SPC). Specifically, the authors focused their analysis on the variation in performance rates in business studies courses taught at a Spanish University. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Undergraduate Study
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Weerasinghe, I. M. S.; Fernando, R. L. S. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explain critical factors affecting student satisfaction levels in selected state universities in Sri Lanka. Design/methodology/approach: The study has applied an quantitative survey design guided by six hypotheses. A conceptual framework has been developed to address the research questions on the basis of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Satisfaction, Hypothesis Testing, Undergraduate Students
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von Davier, Matthias – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Surveys that include skill measures may suffer from additional sources of error compared to those containing questionnaires alone. Examples are distractions such as noise or interruptions of testing sessions, as well as fatigue or lack of motivation to succeed. This paper aims to provide a review of statistical tools based on latent…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Surveys, International Assessment, Error Patterns
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Yildiz, Suleyman Murat; Kara, Ali – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Although the existing internal marketing (IM) scales include various scale items to measure employee motivation, they fall short of incorporating the needs and expectations of service sector employees. Hence, the purpose of this study is to present a practical instrument designed to measure the IM construct in the higher education sector.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Marketing, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis
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Ismail, Ramlee; Awang, Marinah – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the quality of teachers based on education and training provided under new reform policies in Malaysia affects their earnings outcomes. The study conducted a benefit and returns analysis guided by human capital theory. Design/methodology/approach: The study used survey research methods to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Salaries, Foreign Countries
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Zhao, Yue; Huen, Jenny M. Y.; Prosser, Michael – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: Hong Kong has undergone extensive curriculum reform and shifted from a three-year to a four-year university system. With a nuanced look at the impact of the curriculum reform, the purpose of the present study was to compare two concurrent cohorts by examining the extent to which the students in each cohort perceived their learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Learning Experience, Curriculum Development
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Campos, Domingos Fernandes; dos Santos, Guido Salvi; Castro, Felipe Nalon – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine, through a longitudinal study, undergraduate student perceptions of service expectations, priorities and quality of the higher education institution that they attend, using an importance-performance rating matrix. Design/methodology/approach: This research was carried out with students exposed to a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Services
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Atef, Tamer; Al Balushi, Masooma – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to assess receptiveness for Tourism and Hospitality as a career path among students in the Tourism Department of Sultan Qaboos University (College of Arts and Social Sciences), located in the Sultanate of Oman. The following objectives were identified to achieve this aim: assess respondents' perceptions of tourism and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tourism, Hospitality Occupations, Career Choice
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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
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Psomas, Evangelos; Antony, Jiju – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the main total quality management (TQM) elements adopted and the respective results achieved by higher education institutions (HEIs) in Greece. Design/methodology/approach: A research study was designed and carried out in private sector Greek HEIs. Fifteen HEIs were approached through interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Okyere, Gabriel Asare; Tawiah, Richard; Lamptey, Richard Bruce; Oduro, William; Thompson, Michael – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the differences pertaining to the resources presently accessible for problem-based learning (PBL) among six colleges of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana. Design/methodology/approach: Data for the study are the cross-sectional type drawn from 1,020 students. Poisson…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Universities, Educational Resources
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Subrahmanyam, Annamdevula – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to identify and test four competing models with the interrelationships between students' perceived service quality, students' satisfaction, loyalty and motivation using structural equation modeling (SEM), and to select the best model using chi-square difference (??2) statistic test. Design/methodology/approach: The study…
Descriptors: Correlation, Statistical Analysis, Educational Quality, Student Attitudes
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Kumar, B. T. Sampath; Basavaraja, M. T. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to understand the expectations of rural students with respect to their computer access and use. It also made an attempt to learn the expectations of rural students from their schools and local government in providing the information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure. Design/methodology/approach: Interview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Computers, Rural Schools, Computer Uses in Education
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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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Ashraf, Mohammad A.; Osman, Abu Zafar Rashed; Ratan, Sarker Rafij Ahmed – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of the present study is to identify the determinants that potentially influence quality education in private universities in Bangladesh. Design/methodology/approach: To attain this objective, 234 data were collected through face-to-face interviews on campus during February-March 2013 from Bachelor of Business Administration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Private Colleges, College Students
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