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Accreditation - an Essential Monitor of Quality to be Further Developed or a Spent Force, IEE Colloquium on

Date 25 Mar 1993

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  • Accreditation-roles, responsibilities and relationships between the Professional Institutions and the Engineering Council

    Publication Year: 1993 , Page(s): 4/1 - 4/5
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    The Professional Institutions and the Engineering Council operate with the collective objectives of representing and developing the engineering profession in its broadest sense and the various branches of that discipline which it comprises. There are, however, inevitable differences between the specific mechanisms which professional institutions may use to discharge their responsibilities; further... View full abstract»

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  • The value placed by industry on academic accreditation

    Publication Year: 1993 , Page(s): 7/1 - 7/2
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    Many higher education institutions have now had their period of accreditation renewed at least twice. The composition of the IEEE Accreditation Committee has changed in the normal course of replacement, the visiting panels have recruited continuously and always included industrial members. It would be reasonable to expect that industry would at least have a point of view about all these good works... View full abstract»

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  • Quality assessment in engineering education

    Publication Year: 1993 , Page(s): 3/1 - 3/3
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    The author argues that there is a view that engineering educators need to work-not just to satisfy the rigours of quality assessment, but more importantly so that they can develop an efficient approach to their work in the face of decreasing resources and recruitment difficulties that resolves the tension between teaching and research, and assures the quality of their students' experience Professi... View full abstract»

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  • NVQs-credits towards accreditation

    Publication Year: 1993 , Page(s): 6/1 - 6/3
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    The author defines the term `accreditation' which is used in its SARTOR meaning, and is concerned with the quality and relevance of an educational or training programme, as far as it affects criteria for membership and registration. In the language of National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), accreditation is the process by which NCVQ endorses a qualification prepared by an awarding body as legit... View full abstract»

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  • IEE Colloquium on `Accreditation - an Essential Monitor of Quality to be Further Developed or a Spent Force' (Digest No.069)

    Publication Year: 1993
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    The following topics were dealt with; electrical engineering education; educational courses; training programmes; accreditation; National Vocational Qualifications; and professional societies; View full abstract»

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