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Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol 6, No. 1

by Cudney, Elizabeth A

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (February 2015), connecting Quality and Higher Education.

This journal is sponsored by the ASQ Education Division...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2015-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Assessment/Surveys, Continuous Improvement, Learning Outcomes, Online Classes, STEM, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, Student Support, Educational Quality, Teaching Quality

Learning Outcomes for a Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Honors Program: Development, Measurement, and Continuous Improvement

Article in Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 6, No. 1

by King, Kylie Goodell; Herrmann, Jeffrey W. ;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 6 (1), 2015 article. This article describes the learning outcomes assessment and continuous improvement process for the University of Maryland’s Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams Honors Program...

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  • Publish date: 2015-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Assessment/Surveys, Learning Outcomes, Continuous improvement, STEM
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Editor’s Note: Ivory Tower Isolation

by Schmidt, Megan

As America’s K-12 schools are busy implementing the Common Core standards to better prepare students for college, a new report found that a key stakeholder isn’t ready for the changes to come: colleges and universities...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-10
  • Keywords:Common Core, Higher Education Brief, Continuous Improvement
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Linked Learning

by Ledbetter, Mary Ellen

Read why Mary Ellen Ledbetter, an award-winning educator, presenter and consultant for the Bureau of Education, believes that Common Core should be more far-reaching than its implementation in K-12...

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  • Publish date: 2014-10
  • Keywords:Common Core, Higher Education Brief, Continuous Improvement
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Establishing Common Ground

by Schmidt, Megan; Crawford, Joe

Joe Crawford, a Milken Distinguished Educator, a former principal and former assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, said that not having common standards across the U.S. education system is nothing short of educational malpractice...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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Common Questions About the Common Core

by Schmidt, Megan; Jackson, Jill

Learn more about the common core in this webcast with Jill Jackson of Jackson Consulting in Pasadena, CA...

  • Filetype: mp3
  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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Common Sense at Its Core

by Schmidt, Megan

Most people agree that all children deserve to receive an education that will prepare them for college, work and life. But they can’t seem to agree on the best method to make that happen...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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Editor's Note: Take Off Your Blinders

by Schmidt, Megan

Why a narrow view of quality can cause education institutions to miss opportunities to learn about transformational process and system engineering. A look at the quality movement in healthcare and how it relates to education's quality journey...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-07
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Quality Tools, Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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Editor's Note: Leaning Into Lean Six Sigma

by Schmidt, Megan

A rigorous reduction of waste (lean) and variation (Six Sigma) sounds like just what academia needs in an environment of diminished resources, increasing demand for transparency and a greater focus on the student experience...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-04
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Lean

Creating a Kaizen Movement During Economic Turbulence

by Coleman, Mychal; Barwis, Erin;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 2 No. 1 (June 2011) article...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-03
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Continuous improvement

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