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Higher Learning Research Communications, v5 n4 Dec 2015

This paper examines the literature surrounding quality assurance in global higher education. It provides an overview of accreditation as a mechanism to ensure quality in higher education, examines models of QA, and explores the concept of quality (including definitions of quality and quality assurance). In addition, this paper provides a review of research on the effectiveness of quality assurance practices, with a particular focus on student involvement with quality assurance.

Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Global Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Models, Evaluation Methods, Institutional Evaluation, Accountability, Educational Improvement, Student Participation, College Students, Literature Reviews

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Author: Ryan, Tricia

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=72&id=EJ1132941


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