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Abstract the aim of this paper is to present a general view and a brief literature review of the main aspects related to quality assurance in global higher education. Service quality in higher education anita quinn, gina lemay, peter larsen and dana m johnson michigan technological university, houghton, mi, usa quality experts believe that, ‘measuring customer satisfaction at an educational establishment. Improving the quality of education his books include higher education in america, our underachieving colleges and universities in the marketplace this article is excerpted from the struggle to reform our colleges, being published this week by princeton university press (© 2017 by princeton university press.
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Important information on higher education accreditation, the recognition of accrediting organizations and information resources for students, presidents and chancellors, faculty and other audiences. That is designed to assure quality in higher education and be the gatekeeper for access to federal and state funding the accreditation process still remains a largely voluntary process controlled by private accreditation organizations with strong connections to the higher education community. Journal description quality in higher education is an international refereed journal aimed at those interested in the theory, practice and policies relating to the control, management and. Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to creating sustainable development in addition to improving quality of life, access to inclusive education can help equip locals with the tools.