Quality of student outcomes: concepts and issues of measurement

Author(s)

Ng, Gan Che; Heskin, Ken; Sharma, Raj

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Abstract

This article discusses the trend towards mass tertiary education in Australia, a dramatic increase in the demand for tertiary places as a consequence of high retention rates for year twelve students, and the demand for public accountability in tertiary education. The public demand for efficiency and effectiveness in the tertiary education sector is discussed. Student outcomes assessment as one of the processes identified as being more relevant in indicating the performance of an institution and its accountability, is considered.

Publication year

1993

Publication type

Journal article

Source

Journal of Institutional Research in Australasia, Vol. 2, no. 1 (Nov 1993), pp. 35-46

ISSN

1322-4298

Publisher

Australasian Association for Institutional Research

Copyright

Copyright © 1993 JIR. The published version is reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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