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Tamuliene, Rasa – Quality of Higher Education, 2014
This article presents the research on support needs of the most vulnerable students in nonuniversity higher education. The research results have revealed that older, part-time students who have family and/or work responsibilities focus on academic information and counselling, foreign language training, distance study centre, legal counselling and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Needs, At Risk Students, Integrated Services
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Žibeniene, Gintaute; Savickiene, Izabela – Quality of Higher Education, 2014
The article presents which conceptions of higher education quality are most acceptable to first-year students of the study field of pedagogy. It is significant to analyse students' opinions as more than 10 years ago the EU member states agreed that higher education institutions bear responsibility for the quality of higher education. Being members…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, College Freshmen, Opinions
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Leisyte, Liudvika; Westerheijden, Don F. – Quality of Higher Education, 2013
How are stakeholders represented in higher education institutions' decision-making bodies that influence the quality of education, and are their viewpoints taken into account? This paper addresses this question taking into account the empirical evidence from eight countries in Europe. Findings indicate that formal barriers are largely absent, that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Stakeholders
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Zibeniene, Gintaute – Quality of Higher Education, 2013
The article introduces external quality assessment results of first cycle and second cycle study programmes renewed under the Human Resources Development Action Programme 2007-2013 priority direction 2 "Lifelong Learning" (hereinafter the "Programme") through the aspect of planning students' independent work. Problems faced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, College Programs, Higher Education
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Stasiunaitiene, Egle; Norkute, Odeta – Quality of Higher Education, 2011
In this article, relevance of practice during university studies is highlighted, as well as the main stages of its organisation, qualitative parameters, as well as criteria and indicators that validate them are defined. Discussion on the idea that taking into consideration qualitative parameters of organising practice as a component of studies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship
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Pileicikiene, Nora – Quality of Higher Education, 2011
The cooperation of various stakeholders' groups is a prerequisite to develop and realise high-quality study programmes, i.e. during studies to develop skills that are relevant to the labour market and social life. In order to achieve effective stakeholders' cooperation, it is necessary to identify stakeholder's groups relevant to a study programme…
Descriptors: Expertise, Labor Market, Quality Control, Foreign Countries
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Rutkiene, Ausra; Tereseviciene, Margarita – Quality of Higher Education, 2010
The article presents the stages of the experiment planning that are necessary to ensure the validity and reliability of it. The research data reveal that doctoral students of Educational Research approach the planning of the experiment as the planning of the whole dissertation research; and the experiment as a research method is often confused…
Descriptors: Experiments, Planning, Educational Research, Graduate Students
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Pukelis, Kestutis; Pileicikiene, Nora – Quality of Higher Education, 2010
The article discusses the concept of generic skills, underlines the importance of their development in studies of higher education, introduces methodology and results of the research on the match between generic skills of Lithuanian universities' and colleges' graduates (N=1021) and labour market needs, as well as reviews potentialities for the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Vocational Education, Skill Development
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Allan, Audrone; Lukoseviciute-Noreikiene, Ilona – Quality of Higher Education, 2008
This paper analyses problems of course evaluation in the frame work of open learning. It introduces the process of quality assessment of one specific blended learning course. The centre of research is an individual student. From his perspective, an attempt is being made to look at the course as an opening to new study possibilities. In addition,…
Descriptors: Open Education, Course Evaluation, Educational Quality, Program Effectiveness
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Juknyte-Petreikiene, Inga; Pukelis, Kestutis – Quality of Higher Education, 2007
The article discusses theoretical preconditions of added value of internationalized studies for students' knowledge and skills development in the area of professional training within the system of higher education. The premise is formulated that the value and quality of academic exchange is possible to assess grounding on the research into…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Career Development, Program Effectiveness
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Pukelis, Kestutis; Pileicikiene, Nora – Quality of Higher Education, 2006
The article presents the findings of the research into professional development needs of study programme managers at four Lithuanian higher education schools (two universities and two colleges) and a revised methodology for research into study programme managers professional development needs in the didactical domain of teacher qualification…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Labor Market
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Valiuskeviciute, Audrone; Ziogeviciute, Areta – Quality of Higher Education, 2006
The article analyses the issue of indefiniteness of higher education quality management as a specific area of quality management. It analyses the participation of staff in the development of quality culture. It investigates the perceptions of university and college staff of their responsibilities to participate in quality management. On the basis…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, School Personnel, Responsibility
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Zibeniene, Gintaute – Quality of Higher Education, 2005
The article presents the generalised findings of the research into the Lithuanian college graduates' viewpoint towards the realisation of non-university study programmes. The graduates' opinion research revealed their viewpoint towards: 1) the curriculum of the study programme, 2) the subject content and its teaching quality, 3) practical training…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, College Graduates, Student Attitudes, Program Evaluation
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Skudiene, Vida – Quality of Higher Education, 2005
The environment for teaching management in Baltic States' universities has undergone profound changes. The factors involved are: greater interaction between classroom teaching and the "real world", market expansion, internationalization, and increasingly diverse students. The author reports on the survey findings from the three…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Management Development
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Valiuskeviciute, Audrone; Druskyte, Ruta; Mikutaviciene, Inga – Quality of Higher Education, 2004
The article presents the research on study quality state at three Lithuanian universities. The research was performed during the spring semester in 2003. Research participants were 669 students, 227 teachers, 126 administration officers and 359 graduates. The outcomes of the research did not aim at revealing the state of study quality in a…
Descriptors: Educational Research, College Students, College Graduates, Administrators
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