Обложка книги Quality and Accountability in Higher Education: Improving Policy, Enhancing Performance

Quality and Accountability in Higher Education: Improving Policy, Enhancing Performance

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ISBN: 0897898834;
Издательство: Praeger Publishers

This comprehensive volume clarifies the historical, technical, and philosophical details present in the various quality assurance theories and policy systems of the American higher education system. The authors, E. Grady Bogue and Kimberely Bingham Hall,examine the theories of quality, including goal achievement, outcomes, value-added impacts, and reputation. They trace the philosophical heritage and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of quality assurance policy systems such as accreditation, rankingsand ratings, licensure, program reviews, follow-up studies, and total quality management. They also recommend a set of policy principles for improving their integration and effectiveness.