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Quality and Variation in Education

by Dew, John;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 2 No. 1 (June 2011) article by John Dew, senior vice chancellor of Troy University and past Education Division chair. Although there are many voices for improving quality in America’s educational system, few of these perspectives are constructed on an understanding of the meaning of quality and the body of knowledge concerning quality related to repeatable processes. Over the past five decades, quality practitioners have identified several fundamental principles that led to the effective redesign of the automotive, aerospace, and service industries—and that are now systematically applied to begin curtailing errors and preventing adverse events in healthcare settings. It is time for those in the field of education—particularly those involved in preparing leaders in education systems—to come to terms with the fundamentals of quality and begin applying quality improvement methods to education. It is time for administrators in education to sto

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  • Publish date: 2014-03
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Quality tools, Quality Approaches in Higher Education
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 3 No. 2

by Fernando F. Padró

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 3 No. 2 (December 2012), Editor Fernando F. Padró..

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  • Publish date: 2012-12
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education,STEM,Career Development,Student Support, Educational Quality
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2012 ASQ Education Division WCQI Sessions

by Cindy Veenstra;

2012 ASQ Education Division WCQI Sessions..

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  • Publish date: 2012-05
  • Keywords:Division Activity, Quality Management

2011 ASQ Education Division Business Meeting

Presented at the 2011 WCQI

by Cindy Veenstra;

Presentation of the ASQ Education Division's goals, achievements and activities presented at its 2011 annual business meeting at the 2011 World Conference.Presented by Cindy Veenstra, division chair...

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  • Publish date: 2011-05
  • Keywords:Division Activity, Quality Management
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Quality Issues in Higher Education

by John Dew

What does quality mean in the higher education setting? How should it be evaluated? How can it be improved?..

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  • Publish date: 2009-04
  • Keywords:Higher Education Brief

How to Improve Teaching Quality

This research is specifically concerned with the applicability of TQM to teaching, as opposed to academic or research program structure and administration...

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  • Publish date: 2008-06
  • Keywords:Quality Management

What are the New Responsibilities of our School Leaders?

by Schargel, Franklin P.; Thacker, Tony; Bell, John

This article is excerpted from From At-Risk To Academic Excellence: What Successful Leaders Do?..

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  • Publish date: 2007-04
  • Keywords:Quality Management

The State of Quality in Higher Education

Whilethe number of higher education institutions with formal improvement initiativesremains small, progress is definitely occurring at community colleges,private colleges, regional universities, and national research universities...

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  • Publish date: 2005-10
  • Keywords:Quality Management

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