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Apply Learning, Drive Student Achievement

by Jay Steele and Starr Herrman

(From the May 2011 Education Brief) The Academies of Nashville provide smaller learning communities that help students explore colleges and careers while learning critical 21st century skills so they’re prepared for post-secondary education..

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  • Publish date: 2011-05
  • Keywords:Career Development, Primary and Secondary Education Brief, 21st Century Skills
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College Preparation in the 21st Century

by Chelsea Parker

(From the May 2011 Education Brief) Chelsea Parker provides additional insight about the Academies of Nashville and how work and involvement at the high-school level benefits students in their college careers and in the workforce...

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  • Publish date: 2011-05
  • Keywords:Career Development, Primary and Secondary Education Brief, 21st Century Skills
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BRIDGE Legislation: Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia’s Economy

by Vivian C. Snyder

(From the May 2011 Education Brief) Per recent legislation, educators in Georgia have started implementing programs to involve students in educational and career planning, including counseling, individual graduation plans and career-interest inventories..

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  • Publish date: 2011-05
  • Keywords:Career Development, Primary and Secondary Education Brief, 21st Century Skills
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Education Division WCQI Sessions

by Cindy P Veenstra;

ASQ Education Division Activities for the 2011 ASQ WCQI Conference..

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  • Publish date: 2011-02
  • Keywords:Training
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Education Division Brochure

October 2010

by Cindy Veenstra;

ASQ Education Division brochure describing goals and activities of the Education Division..

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  • Publish date: 2010-10
  • Keywords:Educational Quality
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Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 1 No. 2

by Deborah Hopen

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 1 No. 2 (August 2010), Driving Success..

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  • Publish date: 2010-08
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education

Monitoring Student Attrition to Enhance Quality

by Shah, Mahsood; Nair, C. Sid;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 1 (2) August 2010 article by Mahsood Shah and Chenicheri Sid Nair. Student retention is one key performance indicator used in universities to track learning and teaching performance. Research indicates that student retention and success in higher education improves an individual’s chance of securing employment opportunities, achieving career goals, and contributing to society and the economic development of the nation. Some consider retention as a moral purpose of a university to improve student success— particularly for the most disadvantaged student groups. This article outlines survey findings from a large public university in Australia with first-year undergraduate students who enrolled and later withdrew. The survey was conducted as a result of consistently high student attrition rates compared to other Australian universities. The university took the initiative to determine the reasons for student withdrawal and implemented a university-wi

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-08
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Continuous improvement, Assessment/Surveys

Metrics and Methodology for Assessing Engineering Instruction

by Watson, Karen; Taber, Richard M. ; King, J. Judson; Fortenberry, Norman L. ; Cady, Elizabeth T.; Arreola, Raoul; Ambrose, Susan A. ;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 1 (2) August 2010 article by Karen Watson, Richard Taber, J. Judson King, Norman L. Fortenberry, Elizabeth T. Cady, Raoul Arreola, Susan A. Ambrose. In recent years, increased attention has been devoted to the assessment of teaching. For example, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) issued a 2007 report that offered a conceptual framework (quantity, quality, and engagement) and specific categories of educator activity (such as teaching, curriculum, advising and mentoring, educational leadership, and learner assessment). We can define assessment-of-the educator activities specified in the AAMC report as an assessment of teaching effectiveness. This article discusses this assessment and includes a recommended rubric.

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  • Publish date: 2010-08
  • Keywords:Assessment/Surveys, Quality Approaches in Higher Education
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Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 1 No. 1

by Padró, Fernando F.; Kovach, Jamison V.; Ding, David Xin; Lund O’Neil, Sharon; Merisotis, Jamie

Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 1 No. 1 (February 2010), Enhancing Student Learning..

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  • Publish date: 2010-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education

Using Podcasting and Video Productions to Create Valuable Student Learning Experiences

by O'Neil, Sharon Lund; Kovach, Jamison V. ; Ding, David Xin;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (Feb 2010) article. Published! as supplement to the Journal for Quality and Participation...

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  • Publish date: 2010-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Quality tools

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