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Quality assurance and university rankings in higher education in the Asia Pacific : challenges for universities and nations / editors, Sarjit Kaur, Morshidi Sirat, William G. Tierney.

Contributor(s): Kaur, Sarjit | Morshidi Sirat | Tierney, William G | Universiti Sains Malaysia. Institut Penyelidikan Pendidikan Tinggi Negara.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Academic imprint series / Penerbit USM.Publisher: Pulau Pinang : Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2010Description: xvi,277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789838614443 (pbk.).Subject(s): Education, Higher -- Asia | Universities and colleges -- Accreditation | Universities and colleges -- Evaluation
Contents:
The academic ranking of world universities and the performance of Asia Pacific universities / Ying Cheng and Nian Cai Liu -- The global knowledge economy and the culture of comparison in higher education / Simon Marginson -- Beyond university rankings / Subramaniam Venkatraman -- Quality and graduate education / William G. Tierney and Douglas Burleson -- Quality dilemmas with regional education hubs and cities / Jane Knight -- Attitudes to ranking, comparing German, Australian, and Japanese experiences / Ellen Hazelkorn -- Measuring up? The competitive position of South East Asian higher education / Anthony Welch -- Quality assurance, university rankings and China’s higher education, the case of Wuhan University / Rui Yang -- Going for global university ranking through the accelerated programme for excellence (APEX) in Malaysia / Sarjit Kaur and Morshidi Sirat -- Quality assurance and the Thai University ranking system / Paul T.J. James.
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Includes bibliographical references (p.58-262) and index.

The academic ranking of world universities and the performance of Asia Pacific universities / Ying Cheng and Nian Cai Liu -- The global knowledge economy and the culture of comparison in higher education / Simon Marginson -- Beyond university rankings / Subramaniam Venkatraman -- Quality and graduate education / William G. Tierney and Douglas Burleson -- Quality dilemmas with regional education hubs and cities / Jane Knight -- Attitudes to ranking, comparing German, Australian, and Japanese experiences / Ellen Hazelkorn -- Measuring up? The competitive position of South East Asian higher education / Anthony Welch -- Quality assurance, university rankings and China’s higher education, the case of Wuhan University / Rui Yang -- Going for global university ranking through the accelerated programme for excellence (APEX) in Malaysia / Sarjit Kaur and Morshidi Sirat -- Quality assurance and the Thai University ranking system / Paul T.J. James.

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