Book Volume 20 2007

Quality Assurance In Higher Education

Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6011-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-6012-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Regulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 14-14

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-45

      The Public Regulation of Higher Education Qualities: Rationale, Processes, and Outcomes

    3. Chapter

      Pages 47-72

      Will Market Competition Assure Academic Quality? An Analysis of the UK and US Experience

    4. Chapter

      Pages 73-95

      States and Europe and Quality of Higher Education

  3. Translation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 98-98

    2. Chapter

      Pages 99-118

      Quality as Fashion: Exploring the Translation of a Management Idea into Higher Education

    3. Chapter

      Pages 119-153

      The ‘Quality Game’: External Review and Institutional Reaction over Three Decades in the United States

    4. Chapter

      Pages 155-178

      Analysing Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Proposals for a Conceptual Framework and Methodological Implications

  4. Transformation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 180-180

    2. Chapter

      Pages 181-207

      A Self-assessment of Higher Education Institutions from the Perspective of the EFQM Excellence Model

    3. Chapter

      Pages 209-223

      Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Can Learning Theory Add Value to Quality Review?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 225-245

      Transforming Quality Evaluation: Moving On

    5. Chapter

      Pages 247-262

      Conclusions and Further Challenges

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 263-264