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Leiber, Theodor; Stensaker, Bjørn; Harvey, Lee Colin – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The last two decades have witnessed an increasing intensity of quality management in higher education institutions and quality discourses which were followed by debates about and attempts of evaluating the efficacy of quality management in the sector. Accordingly, the article presents a SWOT analysis of impact evaluation of quality management in…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Leiber, Theodor – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Since (higher) education is more important than ever in knowledge societies, high priority should be ascribed to quality management in higher education institutions and its effectiveness. However, there is still a lack of systematic evaluation of the latter, particularly analyses which are not restricted to ex-post gathered data and expert…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Higher Education, Educational Administration
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Jackson, Jerlando F. L.; Charleston, LaVar J.; Gilbert, Juan E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2014
According to the National Science Foundation (NSF; 2006), science and engineering jobs constitute a growing sector of the United States economy. The number of science and engineering degrees has lagged behind this occupational growth. In describing Wisconsin's technology profile, Winters, Strang, and Klus (2000) report that the state is nationally…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Research Methodology, Regional Characteristics
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Hargis, Jace; Cavanaugh, Cathy; Kamali, Tayeb; Soto, Melissa – Innovative Higher Education, 2014
This article presents faculty perceptions of the first month of iPad deployment in a national college system and a case study describing the integration of mobile learning devices in one college, interpreted within the framework of a SWOT analysis. We include a brief history of the implementation; description of the three-tier structure of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Federal Programs, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
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Jain, Suresh; Pant, Pallavi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to put forth a model for implementation of an environmental management system (EMS) in institutes of higher education in India. Design/methodology/approach: The authors carried out initial environmental review (IER) and strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis to identify the major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Energy Conservation
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Cho, Yonjoo; Brown, Catherine – European Journal of Training and Development, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this case study was to investigate how project-based learning (PBL) is being practiced in Columbus Signature Academy (CSA), a high school located in Columbus, Indiana, USA. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used the case study method to provide qualitative details about CSA's use of PBL that is being practiced in a…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Integrated Activities, Educational Practices
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Karababa, Canan; Suzer, Sezgi Sarac – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
This study aims to share English language practitioners' reflections on the adaptation of teaching methods and materials during the pre-validation period of the European Language Portfolio (ELP). In order to achieve this aim, a high school was selected as the scope of research, since it has started to adapt the English language teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
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Alexander, Nicola A.; Choi, Wonseok – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
We provide an expanded environmental scan to assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) faced by education communities. Grounded in the literature, we identified 48 indicators and grouped them into 6 broad categories: (1) budget levels, (2) funding patterns, (3) community needs, (4) external economic conditions, (5)…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Urban Schools, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators