Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Participation in weekly discussion boards and webinars, online exams and surveys and final exam.
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You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject:
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Leo Goedegebuure
LH Martin Institute
This subject deals with aspects of operating an external quality assurance agency (QA agency) building on the concepts and frameworks in quality assurance introduced in the previous compulsory subjects. The focus here is on the practical aspects of providing QA services that ensure quality of programs or institutions either through initial accreditation or later through re-accreditation or quality review and improvement strategies.
To enable participants to recognise the strengths and weaknesses of different governance and funding arrangements, and organizational structures and processes of external QA agencies; and to identify the resources and operating policies required to fulfil the role.
Active participation in weekly discussion board; compulsory webinar attendance; one essay due after the end of the semester.
This is a pass/fail subject. Participants receive feedback for each task, and must pass all tasks.
There are two hurdle requirements:
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Selected readings and notes to be provided prior to commencement
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On successful completion of this subject participants will be able to distinguish the strengths and weaknesses of different governance and funding arrangements, and organizational structures and processes for external QA agencies; identify the resources and operating policies required to fulfil the role; and apply this knowledge to specific situations.
Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance |
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