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Author Tovar, E.
Sponsorship IEEE Educ. Soc.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2001
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Computer aided software engineering ♦ Computer science ♦ Educational institutions ♦ Councils ♦ Government ♦ Europe ♦ Guidelines ♦ Computer science education ♦ Quality assurance ♦ Instruments
Abstract Quality evaluation in universities has become one of the highest priorities for European governments and public administrations. In addition, the Education Ministers of the European Union have agreed that a common environment for education is needed. Evaluation has become an instrument to accredit and, thus, to guarantee the compatibility between higher education systems. The key issue in Europe in relation to evaluation and quality assurance of higher education is no longer so much why evaluate but how to evaluate. In this sense, in Spain the Council of Universities has developed (and carries out) general guidelines that apply to all universities. However, this is not sufficient. A characteristic of the process is that it stresses the need to optimize the management task. This paper explains how this problem has been solved in the self-evaluation for the Computer Engineering Program of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid.
Description Author affiliation: Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informaticos a Ingenieria de Software, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid, Spain (Tovar, E.)
ISBN 0780366697
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-10-10
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 582.49 kB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library