Assuring quality and standards in higher education
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Assuring quality and standards in higher education the contemporary context and concerns by Antony Stella

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Published by Allied Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education, Higher -- Evaluation.,
  • Quality assurance.,
  • Universities and colleges -- Standards.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-230) and index.

StatementAntony Stella & A. Gnanam.
ContributionsGnanam, A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2331.62 .S74 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3594431M
ISBN 108177642979
LC Control Number2002302103
OCLC/WorldCa50711857

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By bringing together leading experts on quality assurance in higher education from seven countries (from Europe, the USA and South Africa), this volume intends to go several steps further than most publications on quality assurance. First, it brings together views from micro to macro levels in the multi-actor space, showing how quality assurance impacts the higher education system throughout. The implementation of quality assurance is one of the recent and most decisive transformations of higher education. Different higher education systems are trying to develop assessment tools (internal and external) to improve the quality of teaching, research and extension activities, and these are either based on experiences of selected. Finally, the book offers proposals for better focusing quality assurance in the future to address institutional challenges better. The general purpose of the book then is to give an engaged, academic reflection on how quality assurance is embedded in higher education and in a dynamic way to assess its impacts and potential improvements.   This practical and authoritative handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues and approaches to assuring quality in university teaching. Including contributions from major international figures, the book contains a wealth of ideas and practical advice to help universities commit to quality in teaching and offers insights into how the topics raised can be directly applied. The book.

  Quality in Higher Education is a particularly timely book that will greatly benefit educators, university administrators, students, and sociologists, and all those who are interested in higher education today. Theme: Sustainable Development of Quality Assurance in Higher Education Sub-theme: Assuring Standards and Quality of Higher Education: Teaching and . Use of external quality assurance procedures for higher education: The external quality assur- ance of agencies should take into account the presence and effectiveness of the external quality assurance processes described in Part 2 of the European Standards and Guidelines. other parties. Universities have a publicly accessible quality assurance strategy, which forms an integral part of their strategic management. The study program is integrated into the higher education quality assurance strategy as well as in the university-wide quality assurance processes.

  In developing this book, a number of literature sources were consulted from other higher education institutions in Africa and in the European higher education area in general and the Malawi’s National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)’s Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Malawi’s higher education institutions in particular. Quality Assurance in Higher Education: A Literature Review. Higher education researchers have devoted many books and articles to various aspects of quality (e.g. TQM, CQI, tution ensures that the quality of educational process is maintained to the standards it. In developing this book, a number of literature sources were consulted from other higher education institutions in Africa and in the European higher education area in general and the Malawis National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)s Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Malawis higher education institutions in particular. Assurance: Assurance of quality in higher education is a process of establishing stakeholder confidence that provision (input, process and outcomes) fulfils expectations or measures up to threshold minimum requirements. Audit: Audit, in the context of quality in higher education.