Achieving accountability in higher education : balancing public, academic, and market demands (Book, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Achieving accountability in higher education : balancing public, academic, and market demands

Achieving accountability in higher education : balancing public, academic, and market demands

Author: Joseph C Burke
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting the principles and guidelines for effective accountability for states, colleges, and universities, this book clarifies the concept of accountability and explores its reaches and limits. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Burke
ISBN: 0787972428 9780787972424
OCLC Number: 438742906
Description: XXIX, 369 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface. The Editor. The Contributors. 1. The Many Faces of Accountability (Joseph C. Burke). 2. Accountability and the Private Sector: State and Federal Perspectives (William M. Zumeta). 3. Accountability and Governance (Richard C. Richardson Jr., Thomas R. Smalling). 4. Accountability and Accreditation: Can Reforms Match Increasing Demands? (Ralph A. Wolff). 5. Can Assessment Serve Accountability? It Depends on the Question (Peter T. Ewell). 6. Standardized Testing and Accountability: Finding the Way and the Will (T. Dary Erwin). 7. Imagine Asking the Client: Using Student and Alumni Surveys for Accountability in Higher Education (George D. Kuh). 8. Academic Audit for Accountability and Improvement (William F. Massy). 9. State-by-State Report Cards: Public Purposes and Accountability for a New Century (Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney). 10. Reinventing Accountability: From Bureaucratic Rules to Performance Results (Joseph C. Burke). 11. Resources and Reputation in Higher Education: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (J. Fredericks Volkwein, Stephen D. Grunig). 12. The Dog That Doesn't Bark: Why Markets Neither Limit Prices nor Promote Educational Quality (Robert M. Zemsky). 13. The Three Corners of the Accountability Triangle: Serving All, Submitting to None (Joseph C. Burke). References. Name Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: Joseph C. Burke and associates.
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"It is an excellent resource for those who wish to further policy development toward better accountability in higher education." (Journal of College Student Development, March/April 2006)

 
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