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University of Process

by Simmons, Norma S.

Colleges must stop making short-term decisions that increase financial viability at the expense of offering a quality education. They should evaluate processes and rely on process metrics to produce data that determine unfavorable performances...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2015-09
  • Keywords:PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act), Higher Education Brief, Quality tools
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Direct Connection

by Shipley, Jim

Continuous improvement methods in education allow teachers and students to better work together to improve learning processes, and they let educators see direct connections to student performance data and classroom learning processes...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2015-08
  • Keywords:Primary - Secondary Education, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Standard of Learning

by Johnson, F. Craig

Z1.11 is an American national standard that can help you measure and manage the degree to which your planned activities are realized and planned results are achieved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, Quality Management, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Editor's Note: Standard Definition

by Schmidt, Megan

ASQ/ANSI Z1.11:2011-Requirements for education organizations is an American national standard for educators and school administrators. It is based on the widely-adopted ISO 9001 standard...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Where Are They Now?

by Hankel, Amanda

Primary and Secondary Education Brief followed up with the Keller Independent School District in Keller, TX, to find out where it is in its continuing journey to performance excellence...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-02
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, Leadership, Criteria for Performance Excellence, Metrics, Change Management, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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PDSA Poster

by ASQ Education Division

This file can be used to print a PDSA poster for your classroom...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Keywords:PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Beginning the Journey: Turning the Vision Into Reality

by Murphy, Pat and Caldwell, M. Teressa

(From the January 2009 Primary and Secondary Education Brief) This article from Fairfax County Public Schools in Falls Church, VA, describes how the district's office of educational planning has developed a school improvement planning document..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-01
  • Keywords:21st Century Skills, Baldrige, Continuous Improvement, School Improvement Plan, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act), Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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Start Filling Your Quality Toolbox

by Adrian, Nicole

(From the January 2009 Primary and Secondary Education Brief) No matter where you fall in your level of understanding of quality tools and methods, there is always something more to learn...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-01
  • Keywords:PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act), Primary and Secondary Education Brief
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ASQ’s ImpaQT Training Exposes Educators to Basic Quality

by Haggerty Raines, Ann

(From the January 2009 Primary and Secondary Education Brief) Ann Haggerty Raines writes about how ImpaQT, an ASQ education training program, introduces educators to basic quality tools, such as run charts and Pareto diagrams...

  • Filetype: html
  • Publish date: 2009-01
  • Keywords:ImpaQT Training, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act), Primary - Secondary Education Brief
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Applying Lean Six Sigma to Postsecondary Continuing Education

by Wilkerson, John

(From the December 2008 Higher Education Brief) John Wilkerson describes how Clayton State University’s Continuing Education Department implemented lean and increased student satisfaction...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-12
  • Keywords:Higher Education Brief, Continuing Education, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)

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