From 30 March to 3 April 2015 INQAAHE Biennial Conference  CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF HIGHER EDUCATION:
NEW DEMANDS ON QUALITY ASSURANCE was held in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

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All presentations are available below.

Pre-Conference Workshops

  1. INQAAHE GGP - Introduction to the changes of the revised version of the GGP, Maria José Lemaitre (PDF / 781.5 KB)
  2. Internationalization, Quality Assurance of Cross-Border HE and its Challenges, Hans de Wit (PDF / 645.3 KB)
  3. How to make program reviews more effective and efficient: Cluster reviews, Harald Scheuthle (PDF / 458.9 KB)

Sub-Theme #1 DIVERSITY AND ITS COMPONENTS

  1. New demands, new responses: Quality and the emerging new diversity of Higher Education, Judith S. Eaton, CHEA President (PDF / 152.0 KB)
  2. Characterizing Institutional Diversity: Variation Between and Within Higher Education Institutions, Alexander C. McCormick, Indiana University Bloomington (PDF / 526.0 KB)
  3. Comparing Business Student Performance between Public and Private Institutions of Higher Education, Olin Edekoven and Alimaa Jamiyansuren, Peregrine Academic Services (PDF / 2.1 MB)
  4. Diversity and External Quality Assurance in the Jamaican Context, Yvonnette Marshall, University Council of Jamaica (PDF / 1.6 MB)
  5. Diversity and its discontents: how UK quality assurance engages with multiple diversities, Anthony McClaran, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (PDF / 887.2 KB)
  6. ACODE Benchmarks for Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Findings from a 24 university benchmarking exercise regarding the benchmarks’ fitness for purpose and capacity to generate useful quality assurance information, Fernando Padro, University of Southern Queensland (PDF / 205.5 KB)
  7. Diversity in the Classroom - Generational Cohorts and Their Impact on the Quality of Higher Education Learning Processes in the 21st Century, Carlos Tasso Eira De Aquino, School of Advanced Studies - University of Phoenix (PDF / 1.5 MB)
  8. Handling diversity in a uniform system of external quality assurance – Danish experiences, David Metz and Rikke Warming, The Danish Accreditation Institution (PDF / 1.4 MB)
  9. Optimizing teaching and research in the environment of increased and diverse demand for graduate education: Perspectives from Universities of Makerere, Ghana and Cambridge, Euzobia M. Mugisha Baine, Makerere University (PDF / 386.4 KB)
  10. The Changing Role of Quality Assurance Agencies in East Asia in Response to Low Fertility Rate: Taiwan Experience, Jong-Tsun Huang Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan (PDF / 1.4 MB)

Sub-Theme #2 QUALITY ASSURANCE

  1. Quality Assurance and the issues arising from the increased diversity of HEI: How can QA make sense of diversity?, Antony Stella, QA Expert (PDF / 1.3 MB)
  2. Accommodating diversity: developing an institutional accreditation system for the higher education sector in Oman, Tess Goodliffe, Susan Trevor-Roper and Fakhriya Al Habsi, Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (PDF / 3.8 MB)
  3. Demands on Quality Assurance: Complementary measures to enhance quality of higher education provisions, Eisa Ali Hasan Al Matroushi and Susanna Karakhanyan, Abu Dhabi Education Council (PDF / 426.5 KB)
  4. Developing National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF)s: A Case Study of the NQF in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Jawaher Al Mudhahki, National Authority For Qualifications And Quality Assurance of Education and Training (QQA) (PDF / 4.2 MB)
  5. Self-Assessment: A Catalyst for Change for the East African Higher Education Landscape, Tashmin Khamis, Aga Khan University (PDF / 1.7 MB)
  6. Strengthened QA Mechanisms to Address Increased Complexities of Higher Education Landscape In Ethiopia: Strategic Partnership Between HERQA & Development Partners, Daniel Dejene Birhanu Zerihun G and Michael Jhpiego Ethiopia, Tesfaye Teshome, Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (PDF / 753.0 KB)
  7. The impact of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education on alternative providers of higher education, Harriet Barnes, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Martin Lockett, Ashridge Business School (PDF / 327.1 KB)
  8. The Newly Launched Self-Accreditation System in Taiwan and Its Impact on Internal Quality Assurance of Institutions, Karen Hui-Jung Chen, National Taipei University of Education, Angela Yung-Chi Hou, Fu-Jen University (PDF / 916.9 KB)
  9. The Paradigm Shifts in HE and QA – From Teaching to Learning in relation to mission and policy of the HEI, Lucien Bollaert, NVAO (PDF / 1.8 MB)
  10. Developing National Accreditation and Quality Improvement Standards for Health Professionals Education: Lever for Quality Assurance, Zerihun Wolde Gebremichael, Jhpiego (PDF / 12.0 MB)

Sub-Theme #3 THE MANY FACES OF INTERNATIONALIZATION

  1. Quality Assurance and Internationalization: Trends, challenges and opportunities, Hans de Wit, Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation at the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (PDF / 660.1 KB)
  2. Quality Skills. The global currency in the knowledge society, David Atchoarena, UNESCO Director of Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems (PDF / 712.8 KB)
  3. A Study on International Collaborative Programs between Japan and Asian Countries: Importance of Developing a Checklist, Kim Sounghee, National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (PDF / 626.6 KB)
  4. Meeting the Demand for International Accreditation and Quality Assurance for Institutions of Higher Education, Chet Haskell, Independent Consultant (PDF / 138.3 KB)
  5. Promoting Cross Border Higher Education Collaborations: A Linking-MED-GULF project perspective, Ashwin John Kalliath and Kiran Gopakumar Rajalekshmi, Middle East College (PDF / 1.5 MB)
  6. Quality Assurance of Cross-border Higher Education (QACHE) – Perspectives from Asia Pacific Region, Jagannath Patil, NAAC and APQN (PDF / 3.9 MB)
  7. International Quality Reviews with an EQAR-registered Agency, Melinda Szabo and Colin Tuck, EQAR (PDF / 470.7 KB)
  8. The Opportunities and Challenges of Transnational Quality Assurance, Ralph Wolff, Ralph Wolff & Associates, Denise DeZolt, Laureate Education, and William Plater, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (PDF / 501.4 KB)
  9. The Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in Europe and Asia: The Role of Recognition Bodies and Quality Assurance Agencies, Angela Yung Chi Hou, Fu Jen Catholic University/HEEACT, Martin Ince, Association of British Science Writers Karen Chen, National Taipei University of Education/HEEACT (PDF / 916.9 KB)
  10. Assessing the Quality of Internationalization, Axel Aerden, NVAO (PDF / 2.1 MB)
  11. Fostering global learning within higher education: What are we doing? Is it working? , Judith A. Smrha, Baker University (PDF / 1.0 MB)

Sub-Theme #4 QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCIES

  1. Quality Assurance of Quality Assurers, Sofiane Sahraoui, President of the Arab Governance Institute, Bahrain (PDF / 761.7 KB)
  2. Establishment of Evaluation and Quality Assurance of the University Performance program, King Abdulaziz University (EQAUP-KAU); rationale and impact, Alia M. A. Aldahlawi and Amal Mohammed Sindi, King Abdulaziz University (PDF / 303.3 KB)
  3. Impact Evaluation of Quality Assurance in Higher Education. Methodology, Design and Results, Harald Scheuthle and Theodor Leiber, evalag (PDF / 842.9 KB)
  4. Internal quality assurance and system-wide analysis – tools for learning and development, Magnus Johansson and Henrik Holmquist, Swedish Higher Education Authority (PDF / 676.7 KB)
  5. Quality Management Theory and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in Higher Education, Steven Parscale, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (PDF / 1011.5 KB)
  6. The Impact of Quality Assurance Mechanisms on Curriculum Development at Ontario Universities, Qin Liu, University of Toronto (PDF / 8.3 MB)
  7. The perceived impact of external evaluation: The organization versus the individual Riin Seema and Maiki Udam Archimedes SA EKKA (PDF / 562.1 KB)
Date event: 
Friday, January 1, 2016 to Wednesday, January 20, 2016