eBook Achieving Quality Learning in Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Peggy Nightingale, Mike O’Neil
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  • ISBN-10: 020306206X
  • ISBN-13: 9780203062067
  • DDC: 378.94
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 220 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This study argues that there is little hope of maintaining quality in higher and further education unless those in academia share common goals. It demonstrates how results can be achieved if the principles of high quality learning are applied along with total quality management-type strategies.



  • Peggy Nightingale
  • Mike O’Neil

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on Contributors.
1: Defining Quality.
2: Demands for Quality Assurance.
3: Challenges to Higher Education.
4: Characteristics of Quality Learning.
5: Encouraging Quality Learning.
6: Learning and Action Research.
7: Organizational Change and TQM.
8: Judging Quality Outcomes.
9: Towards a Community of Quality.