Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 5 Issue 3


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Academic regulation in UK higher education: part I ‐ the concept of collaborative regulation

Norman Jackson

The first of a series of three articles which map the dimensions and evolution of academic regulation in the UK. Argues that regulation is an important and substantial concept and…


Looking towards the future: prospects and challenges arising from the Joint Planning Group’s proposals for new quality assurance arrangements

Jethro Newton

Reviews key elements of the Joint Planning Group’s proposals for new quality assurance arrangements. Identifies some challenges, prospects and opportunities for institutions…


The role of discretion at examination boards for modular degree programmes

Gerry Hayden, David Caine

Examines the changing trends in higher education and the current movement in the UK towards a modular degree provision. Outlines how this move towards modularization often results…


Supporting learning development: the role of teaching and learning co‐ordinators

Sue Thompson

A case study of one university’s strategic approach to the promotion, support and resourcing of teaching and learning developments within the institution. This is set in the…


Development and assessment of effective teaching: an integrative model for implementation in schools of business administration

J. Howard Finch, Marilyn M. Helms, Lawrence P. Ettkin

Schools of business administration have experienced a return to the importance of teaching effectiveness as external competitors are vying for declining student populations. To…


Academic regulation in UK higher education: part II ‐ typologies and frameworks for discourse and strategic change

Norman Jackson

The second of three linked articles which explore the dimensions of academic regulation in UK higher education. Provides a series of typologies and conceptual frameworks to aid…

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