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Measuring the quality of post-secondary education [electronic resource] : concepts, current practices and a strategic plan /
Ross Finnie and Alex Usher.
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Ottawa, Ont. : CPRN = RCRPP, 2005
description
1 electronic text (vi, 49 p.) : digital file.
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Book
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Ottawa, Ont. : CPRN = RCRPP, 2005
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction -- 1. current practices in Canada and elsewhere -- 1.1. An overview -- 1.2. The minimum standards approach -- 1.3. The "rankings/indicators" approach -- 1.4. The "learning impacts" approach -- 1.5. The "continual improvement" approach -- 1.6. Assessing the assessments -- 2. The conceptual framework -- 2.1. The general framework -- 2.2. Using the framework as a general starting point for measuring quality -- 2.3. Thinking in modelling terms -- 2.4. Estimating the relevant relationships -- 2.5. General approaches to "measuring quality" in the context of the framework -- 2.6. Summarising the role of the framework -- 3. Next steps: measuring quality in the short- and longer-run -- 3.1. Empirical-type analyses in the short-run -- 3.2. Short-term measure no. 2 - quality self-monitoring -- 3.3. Longer-run measures -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Measuring institutional research quality -- Bibliography -- Our support.
general note
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
catalogue key
12416707
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-45).

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