2 edition of Quality and Access in Higher Education found in the catalog.
Quality and Access in Higher Education
Robert O. Berdahl
by Open Univ Pr
Written in English
|Contributions||Irving J. Spitzberg (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
Keywords: benefits, Critical Success Factors (CSFs), Higher Education (HE), obstacles, Quality Management (QM) 1. Introduction Quality has a variety of definitions and a broad concept. For some, quality is linked to the meaning of superiority and excellence, and to others quality is an assurance that there are fewer services or products with. It is widely recognized that there are many inequalities in American society on both economic and social levels. In fact, according to a study, the upper 20% of the population controls over 80% of the country’s wealth. This economic gulf is directly reflected in the unequal access to education, which is present from the very [ ].
In this book, William H. Bergquist draws on thirty years of experience in both traditional and nontraditional colleges and universities to take a provocative look at the often tense interplay between the objectives of quality and access in American higher education. Quality without access, Bergquist argues, is untenable in light of today's. In: Assessing the Quality of Educational Research in Higher Education Author: Sue Middleton 1 1 School of Education, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
This book reflects some of the debate following publication of the Further and Higher Education Bill, and it also draws on preliminary findings of a national research project funded by a partnership of government, business, and higher education that was designed to develop and test quality assessment methods. Chapters are organized in three sections: "What Is Quality in Higher Education. 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.
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The book focuses its discussions on the issues of the quality of education provided, the ease of access to education in India, and its spread across diverse social groups issues critical to the building of a truly developed : K.
Panikkar, Thomas Joseph, Geetha G. & M. Lal. The quality of higher education is a hot topic, especially as students around the world are asked to pay more towards their own education, and expect to get what they pay for. In addition, league tables, both national and international, have come to dominate discussion, with several governments, and many institutions, setting themselves the Author: David Andrew Turner.
This book explains why quality is an imperative in higher education, how the quality phenomena have evolved and expanded, and who the pioneers were and what they invented.
It includes a framework for educators to consider in their own teaching and curricula planning/5(10). This book provides a range of case studies concerning the leadership and management of quality development in higher education.
It captures the experiences of senior administrators and managers to the complexity of problems that quality development involves. The book also contributes to the growing body of international and comparative scholarship on the capabilities approach in higher education and will therefore be of value to higher education practitioners, such as those working in the promotion of teaching and learning, higher education quality assurance, institutional research and student affairs.
The book addresses a wide variety of academic, administrative and leadership practices that are involved in quality work in higher education institutions. The chapters in this book examine core issues crucial in the design and content of study programs, such as modes of teaching, learning and curricula design, as well as institutional practices Brand: Springer International Publishing.
Quality and Power in Higher Education covers a wide range of issues including: the policy contexts, new managerialism, the costs of quality assurance, collegiality, peer review, gender and equity implications, occupational stress, commodification and consumer values in higher education, performance, league tables, benchmarking, increasing workloads and the long-term effects on the 3/5(1).
Gross enrolment ratio is a widely accepted indicator to measure the level of participation in education. It is proposed that the eligible enrolment ratio could be a better indicator instead.
A study of five-year data of 10 different countries highlights its significance. In addition, it is also critical to reimagine higher education as beyond general university degrees, and. 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 : Brent D.
Ruben. To assure the quality of higher education institutions (HEIs) and their programs, the Ministry of Education and Culture established the National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (NAAHE) in This was an important step towards the development of a comprehensive higher education quality assurance (QA) system.
4xdolw\ $vvxudqfh lq +ljkhu (gxfdwlrq d 3udfwlfdo +dqgerrn,'8&7, The applications of quality assurance processes in higher education are discussed in the literature, yet skepticism prevails on the eff ectiveness of any one QA model (Asif, Raouf, & Searcy, ).
However, this raises questions about whether this rapid growth may in face compromise academic quality. This book presents case studies of how higher education institutions in diverse countries are maintaining academic excellence while increasing the access and participation of students from historically underrepresented backgrounds.
Book Description. Assessment in Higher Education brings together in one place most of the major issues confronting higher education in the s. These include enhancing student access, development, and success in higher education; transforming admissions testing to meet expanding educational needs; resolving the politics of accountability by assessing quality outcomes of higher education.
Introduction. The education system in modern society is supposed to fulfill two largely uncontested functions: First, equip individuals with knowledge that allows them to take part in social, economic, and political life (Durkheim ).Second, confer access to valuable credentials independent of individuals' socio-economic background, in other words, provide opportunities for social mobility.
This volume examines the often tense interplay between the objectives of quality and access in U.S. higher education. Part 1 frames the basic premises of the book regarding the environment in which contemporary colleges and universities operate, the need for integration of quality and access in such an environment, the central role played by access in any commitment to quality, and the central Cited by: 6.
Assessment in Higher Education brings together in one place most of the major issues confronting higher education in the s. These include enhancing student access, development, and success in higher education; transforming admissions testing to meet expanding educational needs; resolving the politics of accountability by assessing quality outcomes of higher education; assuring.
All journal articles featured in Quality in Higher Education vol 26 issue 1. TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS DR. SUDHA PROFESSOR AMJAD ALI KHAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MOUNT PLEASANT, ROAD NO 3 BANJARA HILLS, HYDERABAD _____ ABSTRACT The quality of higher education is everybody‟s concern today.
Various studies and commission. Student Engagement and Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Masahiro Tanaka Books, Routledge Books, at Meripustak. “At a time when proving their ‘quality’ has become the overriding concern for higher education institutions around the world, Melanie Walker and Merridy Wilson–Strydom invite us to appreciate the under-recognised linkages between quality education and the pursuit of greater social justice in and through higher education.
[This book. Dan Seymour's On Q is a jewel among quality literature. It is well written, easy to read and full of practical commonsense insights for those on the quality journey. On Q should be required reading for community college presidents.
(Marvin Lane) For much of the higher education community this is the book of the hour the eleventh hour. (Peter. Abstract. Over the last few decades, Total Quality Management (TQM) has received a considerable amount of attention in the organisational literature (, p.
), where it has also been criticised for failing to address critical issues related to its success and implementation (, p. ).Several organisations have benefited from what TQM has to offer and have subsequently improved their.