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Quality in Higher Education: Issues and Practices

P.K. Sahoo (Editor) D. Yadav (Editor) B.C. Das (Editor) R. Govinda (Foroward)

The seminar papers consider various contemporary issues in higher education institutions and programmes. They emerge with the ideas, experiences and perspectives of experts on the present status and scenario in the future vis-à-vis sustaining quality in higher education institutions.

The presentations take up issues and themes like quality management, professional preparation of teachers, conceptual and operational concerns of quality higher edaucation, governance and reforms in higher education, internationalisation and privatisation of higher education and curriculum issues. They also focus on value orientation in higher education and the issue of degree devaluation. A focus is on open and distance learning system in India, quality issues concerned with it including relevance of ISO 9000 to institutions, and the concept of participative learning that is being encouraged. Keeping in view contemporary concerns of environment and human rights, they explore the human values-higher education symbiosis and educating peace in higher education.

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About the author

P.K. Sahoo

Dr. Pramoda Kumar Sahoo, born on 4th May, 1965 is a Senior Scientist in the Aquatic Animal Health Division, Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar, India. His research contributions on the innate immunity and immunomodulation in Indian major carps. He has more than 40 research papers in various international and national journals to his credit. He has been bestowed with many awards viz., Department of Biotechnology Overseas Fellowship Award, Jawaharlal Nehru Award by ICAR for the Year 2001; Young Scientist Award, 2001 by Prof. Hiralal Chaudhuri Fisheries Foundation, Mumbai; Young Scientist Award of Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch 1999; Best Young Scientist of CIFA for the year 1999 and SERC visiting Fellow of DST, New Delhi.

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Bibliographic information

Title Quality in Higher Education: Issues and Practices
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2012
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788176580694
length xxv+469p., Illustrations; 22cm.