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Starkute, Jovita; Valineviciene, Gintare – Quality of Higher Education, 2013
In the last few decades universities became service providers. In this case an open question is raised: what is the student role then? This article aims to enlighten the discourse of the student role. At first glance, a student is supposed to be just a passive service consumer--a client. Yet recent service management literature proposes that…
Descriptors: Student Role, Student Participation, Client Characteristics (Human Services), College Students
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Kaminskiene, Lina; Stasiunaitiene, Egle – Quality of Higher Education, 2013
The article identifies the validity of assessment of non-formal and informal learning achievements (NILA) as one of the key factors for encouraging further development of the process of assessing and recognising non-formal and informal learning achievements in higher education. The authors analyse why the recognition of non-formal and informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Higher Education, Validity
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Juknyte-Petreikiene, Inga – Quality of Higher Education, 2013
The article reviews forms of higher education internationalisation at an institutional level. The relevance of theoretical background of internationalised study quality assessment is highlighted and definitions of internationalised studies quality are presented. Existing methods of assessment of higher education internationalisation are criticised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, International Education, Higher Education
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Patry, Jean-Luc; Gastager, Angela – Quality of Higher Education, 2012
Whenever evaluations are done, there are antinomies of interests both within and between stakeholders. To account for such antinomies, taxonomy has been developed which will be presented and discussed using the peer review processes in university evaluations as example. The taxonomy contains four dimensions: a) seven values domains are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Peer Evaluation, Taxonomy, Conflict
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Pukelis, Kestutis; Smetona, Antanas – Quality of Higher Education, 2012
Various texts related to education policy and education research have recently started using two conjugate concepts "competency" and "competence". These terms are sometimes treated as synonyms of a single concept; however, in other cases they are separated and used as two terms of different educational concepts. English also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competence, Translation, Definitions
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Sokolova, Nataliya – Quality of Higher Education, 2012
The article is centred around the concept of "language competence of a foreign language (FL) teacher" and the ways it can be evaluated. Though the definition of teacher language competence might sound obvious it has not yet been clearly structured and, therefore, no component has been thoroughly described. I use this fact as a starting…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Allan, Audrone; Pileicikiene, Nora – Quality of Higher Education, 2010
This article aims to reveal possibilities for teaching quality assessment when data from student survey are used. To achieve this aim, the conception of teaching in a higher education institution was reviewed and criteria of teaching quality were distinguished in the theoretical part. In the empirical part of the research, validity of teaching…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Data Interpretation, Questionnaires, Data Analysis
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Misiunas, Mindaugas; Stravinskiene, Inga – Quality of Higher Education, 2010
The article reasons the aspect of change and transition in higher education institutions implementing quality management systems. Psychological and behavioural responses of high school staff towards quality management system being implemented are discussed; transition phases of the employees are introduced; specific features of staff management in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Total Quality Management, Personnel Management, Resistance to Change
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Savickiene, Izabela – Quality of Higher Education, 2010
The article raises a problematic issue regarding an insufficient base of the conception of learning outcomes in the Bloom's taxonomy affective domain. The search for solutions introduces the conception of teaching and learning in the affective domain as well as presents validity criteria of learning outcomes in the affective domain. The…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Classification, Affective Behavior, Outcomes of Education
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Bjornavold, Jens – Quality of Higher Education, 2009
This article addresses the gradual introduction of arrangements for validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europe. While the debate on how to identify, assess and recognise learning achievements acquired outside formal education and training institutions has been going on for several decades, we can now observe that these approaches are…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Educational Development
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Fokiene, Ausra; Sajiene, Laima – Quality of Higher Education, 2009
This paper discusses the use of portfolio method in the process of assessment of non-formal and informal learning achievements (ANILA), with reference to the example of vocational teacher education. The purpose of the article is to explore the use of "portfolio" method as an opportunity to monitor the professional development of…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Informal Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Student Evaluation
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McMahon, Tim; Thakore, Hemal – Quality of Higher Education, 2008
The essential lessons from the research literature on successful e-learning are brought together to show how to structure online learning. The results are presented within the framework provided by the seven maxims for effective teaching formulated by McMahon (2006).
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Targamadze, Aleksandras; Petrauskiene, Ruta – Quality of Higher Education, 2008
This paper analyses challenges for higher education raised by the rapid development of information and communication technologies. The paper explores the enhancement of distance education leading to new opportunities to improve quality and develop services in higher education institutions. The paper overviews technical means and systems and also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Educational Quality, Information Technology
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Daukilas, Sigitas; Kaciniene, Irma; Vaisnoriene, Daiva; Vascila, Vytautas – Quality of Higher Education, 2008
The article analyzes and assesses factors that have impact upon the quality of eTeaching/learning technologies in higher education; it is on their basis that the concept of eTeaching/learning quality is denied. Research data about the students' motives in choosing various teaching/learning technologies for the development of their competence are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Quality
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Vitiene, Nijole; Miciuliene, Rita – Quality of Higher Education, 2008
Responsive information is one of the factors that determine the quality of higher education. The factor is especially important for eLearning where a direct communication between a lecturer and a student is replaced with a virtual one. How may a qualitative responsive information, in other words feedback (see the definitions of key words), help…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Speech Communication, Second Language Learning, Evaluation Criteria
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