Book Volume 30 2010

Public Policy for Academic Quality

Analyses of Innovative Policy Instruments


ISBN: 978-90-481-3753-4 (Print) 978-90-481-3754-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Professional (Self) Regulation of Academic Quality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 1-13


    3. Chapter

      Pages 21-36

      External Examiner System in the UK: Fresh Challenges to an Old System

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-54

      The Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) in the USA

  3. Market Regulation of Academic Quality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-59

    2. Chapter

      Pages 61-82

      The CHE University Ranking in Germany

    3. Chapter

      Pages 83-97

      The US National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

    4. Chapter

      Pages 99-119

      The Course Experience Questionnaire, Graduate Destination Survey, and Learning and Teaching Performance Fund in Australia

    5. Chapter

      Pages 121-131

      National Report Card on Higher Education in the USA

  4. State (Direct) Regulation of Academic Quality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-139

    2. Chapter

      Pages 141-155

      The Australian Qualifications Framework

    3. Chapter

      Pages 157-181

      Subject Benchmarking in the UK

    4. Chapter

      Pages 183-202

      Subject Assessments for Academic Quality in Denmark

    5. Chapter

      Pages 203-225

      Education Quality Audit as Applied in Hong Kong

    6. Chapter

      Pages 227-248

      The German System of Accreditation

    7. Chapter

      Pages 249-274

      The Accreditation and Quality Processes of the General Medical Council in the UK

    8. Chapter

      Pages 275-292

      Contracting for Quality Improvement and Financing in Public Universities of Catalonia, Spain

    9. Chapter

      Pages 293-312

      The National Assessment of Courses in Brazil

    10. Chapter

      Pages 313-335

      Reflections and Conclusions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 337-345