A risk-based approach to course quality assurance

Towers, Stephen J. and Alderman, Lyn ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6863-5633 and Nielsen, Samuel and McLean, S. Vianne (2010) A risk-based approach to course quality assurance. In: Australian Quality Forum 2010: Quality in Uncertain Times (AUQF2010), 30 June ‐ 2 July 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

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A decade ago, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) developed an innovative annual Courses Performance Report, but through incremental change, this report became quite labour-intensive. A new risk-based approach to course quality assurance, that consolidates voluminous data in a simple dashboard, responds to the changing context of the higher education sector. This paper will briefly describe QUT’s context and outline the second phase of implementation of this new approach to course quality assurance. The main components are: Individual Course Reports (ICRs), the Consolidated Courses Performance Report (CCPR), Underperforming Courses Status Update and the Strategic Faculty Courses Update (SFCU). These components together form a parsimonious and strategic annual cycle of reporting and place QUT in a positive position to respond to future sector change

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Additional Information: © Copyright 2010 the authors.
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Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2022 04:59
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 04:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education; TEQSA; university
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3902 Education policy, sociology and philosophy > 390201 Education policy
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1603 Teaching and curriculum > 160302 Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/43358

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