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Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education

Sustainable Development and Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Transformation of Learning and Society

Editors: Fadeeva, Z., Galkute, L., Mader, C., Scott, G., Mohun, S. (Eds.)

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To help address the challenges of sustainable development, higher education institutions must transform themselves, bringing together best practice in quality management for tertiary education with best practice in education for sustainable development. This book provides tested strategies and pathways for undertaking this successfully.

About the authors

Abd Malik Abd Aziz, Albukhary International University, Malaysia Andrea Bernhard, Graz University of Technology, Austria Katja Brundiers, Arizona State University, USA Arthur Lyon Dahl, International Environment Forum, UK Mario Diethart, University of Graz, Austria Thomas Drage, University of Graz, Austria Salfarina Abdul Gapor, Albukhary International University, Malaysia Ellen Hazelkorn, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany Marlene Mader, University of Graz, Austria Kathrin Maier, University of Graz, Austria Steven Mannell, Dalhousie University, Canada Jonas Meyer, University of Graz, Austria Andreas Raggautz, Universities Austria in Vienna, Austria Christian Rammel, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, International Association of Universities, France Paul Rowland, Higher Education Consulting of Highlands Ranch, USA Zainal Abidin Sanusi, Ministry of Education, Malaysia Emma Savage, Dalhousie University, Canada Nadine Shovakar, Universities Austria in Vienna, Austria Monika Urbanski, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, USA Oliver Vettori, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria Arnim Wiek, Arizona State University, USA Friedrich M. Zimmermann, University of Graz, Austria

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Assessment for Transformation — Higher Education Thrives in Redefining Quality Systems

    Pages 1-22

    Fadeeva, Zinaida (et al.)

  • Rankings and the Reconstruction of Knowledge during the Age of Austerity

    Pages 25-48

    Hazelkorn, Ellen

  • Linking Quality Assurance and ESD: Towards a Participative Quality Culture of Sustainable Development in Higher Education

    Pages 49-65

    Vettori, Oliver (et al.)

  • The Role of Assessment and Quality Management in Transformations towards Sustainable Development: The Nexus between Higher Education, Society and Policy

    Pages 66-83

    Mader, Clemens

  • Drivers for Change in the Austrian University Sector: Implications for Quality Management

    Pages 87-113

    Shovakar, Nadine (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Development and Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Book Subtitle
Transformation of Learning and Society
Editors
  • Z. Fadeeva
  • L. Galkute
  • C. Mader
  • G. Scott
  • Simon Mohun
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45914-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137459145
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45913-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49873-4
Series ISSN
2662-4214
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 284
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