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.
Off campus delivery
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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 Insititute
An international overview of how different governments approach QA in tertiary education, including key concepts, the roles of QA agencies, the use of standards and measures and processes such as self-assessment and external review.
To present to participants the various approaches to external quality assurance used internationally; illustrate these with case studies; consider strengths and weaknesses and highlight emerging challenges for national QA systems and QA agencies in a context of cross-border tertiary education and moves for greater mutual recognition of tertiary qualifications.
• Active participation in weekly discussion board (4 x 250 word postings);
This is a pass/fail subject.
Participants receive feedback for each task, and must pass all tasks.
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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 between different approaches to external quality assurance and critically examine how well a given model fits a specific national context.
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Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance |
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