Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/8940
Title: Linking a research dimension to an internal quality assurance system to enhance teaching and learning in higher education
Author: Huet, Isabel
Figueiredo, Cláudia
Abreu, Odília
Oliveira, José Manuel
Costa, Nilza
Rafael, José Alberto
Vieira, Carla
Keywords: higher education
quality assurance
teaching and learning
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: This paper focuses on the importance of bringing research-based evidence to enrich the Internal Quality Assurance Systems (QAS) and, consequently, the overall educational process. The study hereby described regards the Internal QAS of Teaching and Learning at the University of Aveiro as a vehicle for enhancing the quality of the educational process. The paper presents the study purpose and objectives; the methodology employed, and the qualitative data from the students and teachers’ reports. The discussion focuses on the first outputs of the study and on how it can help institutional managers, teachers and students to cope with the identified problems.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/8940
ISSN: 1877-0428
Publisher Version: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042811027881
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