Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 24 Issue 4


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A review and perspective on Lean in higher education

William K. Balzer, David E. Francis, Timothy C. Krehbiel, Nicholas Shea

The purpose of this paper is to synthesize the accumulated body of research on Lean in higher education, draw conclusions to help guide successful Lean implementations and propose…


A new admission system model for teacher colleges

Sara Katz, Yehiel Frish

Aspects of intellectual competence would not be sufficient for quality teaching that requires a mix of intellectual and personal qualities. The purpose of this paper was to elicit…

The use of the learning styles questionnaire (LSQ) in the United Arab Emirates

Darwish Abdulrahman Yousef

The purpose of this study is to examine the use of Honey and Mumford’s (1986) learning styles questionnaire (LSQ) in the context of United Arab Emirates (UAE) higher education. In…


The influence of class size upon numeracy and literacy performance

Kevin Watson, Boris Handal, Marguerite Maher

The purpose of this paper was to investigate the influences of calendar year, year level, gender and language background other than English (LBOTE) on student achievement in…


Equivalent or not?: Beyond measuring teaching and learning standards in a transnational education environment

Choon Boey Lim, Duncan Bentley, Fiona Henderson, Shin Yin Pan, Vimala Devi Balakrishnan, Dharshini M. Balasingam, Ya Yee Teh

The purpose of this paper is to examine issues academics at importing institutions face while delivering Australian degrees in Malaysia. Transnational higher education (TNE) has…

Promoting social equity, diversity, and inclusion through accreditation: Comparing national and international standards for public affairs programs in Latin America

Nadia Rubaii

This purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which accreditation of public affairs programs can be a tool to advance social equity, diversity, and inclusion. The paper…


Quality assurance model for digital adult education materials

Helen Dimou, Achilles Kameas

This paper aims to present a model for the quality assurance of digital educational material that is appropriate for adult education. The proposed model adopts the software…


Predictors of academic success in web-based courses: age, GPA, and instruction mode

Elizabeth J. Vella, Elizabeth F. Turesky, Jenni Hebert

The purpose of this paper is to use a heutagogical approach to determine whether students enrolled in blended courses achieve higher grades relative to those enrolled in…

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