Framework of quality assurance in American higher education-an overview

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dc.contributor.author Nagi, Kuldeep
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-27T05:44:15Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-27T05:44:15Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.description.abstract One of the hallmarks of the American higher education has been its quality. In U.S.A colleges and universities are under constant pressure to strive to make their programs career oriented so as to meet the changing needs of the industry and the society. The accreditation process of colleges and universities in U.S.A is non-governmental operation. As a result colleges and universities fiercely compete in the market of higher education. Institutional autonomy allows them to changing their curriculum to inculcate and incubate entrepreneurial culture through their various programs. It is no accident that many American universities dominate the World University Rankings. There is lot of discourse in academia that an educated workforce is essential for a prosperous and sustainable economy. This has lead to heightened policy interest in higher education in American universities. This paper uses variety resources, data and facts to discuss accreditation process in U.S.A. The main focus of this paper is to explore models of accreditation being used in U.S.A and how they can be useful for other countries. en_US
dc.format.extent 5 pages en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.identifier.citation Assumption University-eJournal of Interdisciplinary Research (AU-eJIR) Vol. 1. Issue.1 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/21343
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Digital Production Press, Assumption University en_US
dc.rights This work is protected by copyright. Reproduction or distribution of the work in any format is prohibited without written permission of the copyright owner. en_US
dc.rights.holder Assumption University
dc.subject Accreditation en_US
dc.subject Higher education en_US
dc.subject Quality assurance en_US
dc.subject U.S.A. en_US
dc.subject.other AU-eJournal of Interdisciplinary Research (AU-eJIR) en_US
dc.subject.other AU-eJournal of Interdisciplinary Research (AU-eJIR) -- 2015 en_US
dc.title Framework of quality assurance in American higher education-an overview en_US
dc.type Text en_US
mods.genre Journal Article en_US
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