Issues in Higher Education

Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Contemporary Debates

Editors: João Rosa, Maria, Amaral, A. (Eds.)

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This book weighs up the consequences of introducing Quality Enhancement and Risk Management as new dimensions in Higher Education quality control on a global scale. The authors include Chief Executive Officers of Quality Agencies, policy analysts and leading scholars in Quality Evaluation and Comparative Higher Education policy analysis.

About the authors

Diana Dias, Universidade Europeia, Portugal Judith S. Eaton, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, USA Achim Hopbach, University of Tübingen, Germany Lilya Ivanova, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria María José Lemaitre, Development University Centre, Chile Anthony McClaran, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK Guy Neave, Centre for Research on Higher Education Policies, Portugal Colin Raban, University of Derby, UK Murray Saunders, University of Lancaster, UK Bjørn Stensaker, University of Oslo, Norway Don F. Westerheijden, University of Twente, Netherlands

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Rosa, Maria João (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Where Are Quality Frontiers Moving to?

    Amaral, Alberto

    Pages 13-31

  • Quality Enhancement: A New Step in a Risky Business? A Few Adumbrations on Its Prospect for Higher Education in Europe

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 32-49

  • Transparency about Multidimensional Activities and Performance: What Can U-Map and U-Multirank Contribute?

    Westerheijden, Don F.

    Pages 53-65

  • Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO): An OECD Feasibility Study

    Dias, Diana (et al.)

    Pages 66-87

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eBook $79.99
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Hardcover $115.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Book Subtitle
Contemporary Debates
Editors
  • Maria João Rosa
  • A. Amaral
Series Title
Issues in Higher Education
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37463-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137374639
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37462-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 255
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