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von Prof. Dr. Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia | 18.05.14
Assessing the Quality of the Bachelor Degree Courses: An Analysis of their Effects on Students' Acquisition of Economic Content Knowledge

Quality development in higher education (HE) relies on the assessment, evaluation, and optimisation of university teaching. Only a few studies have evaluated the new bachelor (BA) and master (MA) degree courses in Germany based on an objective...

von Nathalie Lugano | 12.08.09
Current Trends in European Quality Assurance

This report is the result of two regional seminars on current trends in European Quality Assurance organised by ENQA in 2007. The seminars were held in Sofia, Bulgaria and
The Holy See, Vatican City. The Sofia seminar was organised in...

von Prof. Louis Maheu | 08.08.08
Doctoral Education and the Workings of Canadian Graduate Schools: A Differentiated Tier within Canadian Universities Facing the Challenges of Tension-Driven Functions

The expectations graduate schools have to lift up to are high. In order to be successful in the long run, they have to combine basic units’ entrepreneurship with the promotion of excellence in research and continuous quality control at the same...

von Dr. Karl-Heinz Gerholz | 20.05.14
Editorial: Development of study programmes

The editorial gives an overview of the topics addressed in the March 2014 issue of ZFHE and states four priorities that can be differentiated in regard to the development of study programmes: organizational design, quality management, coherent...

von Bernhard Kernegger | 14.03.14
Editorial: In quality (assurance) we trust - don't we?

The concept of quality has always been an important part of academic tradition and it has moved into the focus of international higher education over the last two decades. Some of the reasons for why awareness for quality assurance has expanded...

von Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marina Schlünz | 24.11.08
Entwicklung eines nachhaltigen Qualitätsbewusstseins

Das Quality Management-System ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil der Profilbildung der Fachhochschule Hannover. Die Qualität einer Hochschule ist an der Ausstattung (Potenzial), der Ausbildung (Prozess) und dem Ergebnis anhand von Kennzahlen...

von Tia Loukkola | 14.03.14
European Quality Assurance from a policy perspective: where did we come from, where are we heading?

The article presents some key developments in quality assurance (QA) on a European level over the last ten years. Particular attention is paid to discussing the impact of European QA policies (e.g. the European Standards & Guidelines) at the...

von Nathalie Lugano | 13.08.09
European Standards and Guidelines in a Nordic Perspective

This report presents the results of the joint 2005–06 project of the Nordic Quality Assurance Network in Higher Education (NOQA). The project focused on the Europeanstandards and guidelines for quality assurance agencies, examining them in a...

von Dr. Maresi Nerad | 14.08.14
Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education - Forces and Forms in Doctoral Education Worldwide

This book, the second in the projected three-volume Forces and Forms in Doctoral Education Worldwide series sponsored by the Center for Innovation in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University of Washington, invites readers to listen in as...

von Prof. Bernie Morley | 14.08.08
Graduate Education in the UK Illustrated from Experience at Imperial College

Inter- and multidisciplinarity is a key feature of postgraduate training at the Imperial College in London. In addition, the importance of regular and intensive skills training has been accentuated since the decision to establish a Graduate...