Systemic Knowledge-Based Assessment of Higher Education Programs

Systemic Knowledge-Based Assessment of Higher Education Programs

Edgar Oliver Cardoso Espinosa (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico)
Release Date: May, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 264|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0457-3
ISBN13: 9781522504573|ISBN10: 1522504575|EISBN13: 9781522504580
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Description

The true success of a nation can be measured by its ability to create, disseminate, and utilize knowledge through education. A quality education instills in students the capability to add value to the economy through his or her skills, to participate in society, and to improve the overall wellness of his or her community.

Systemic Knowledge-Based Assessment of Higher Education Programs offers theoretical and pedagogical research concerning the management of educational systems on both the national and international scale. Exploring the most effective ways to utilize intellectual capital, this publication implores educators to ensure that their students hone the skills necessary to interact in the globalized economy, using all of the information available to them. This book is a versatile asset for educators, administrators, government agencies, and students of education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic Development
  • Evaluation of Knowledge Management
  • Graduate Studies
  • Higher Education
  • Inclusive Higher Education
  • Professional Tourism Education
  • School Performance
  • Second language Study
  • Teaching Competencies

Reviews and Testimonials

This book gathers educators and administrators working in postgraduate and Master’s programs in education, business administration, and management; most of the researchers and practitioners are based in Mexico. They explain theory, research, methods, and case studies related to knowledge management in educational programs. Chapters are grouped in sections on knowledge management actors and processes in higher education, middle school education, and elementary education. Some topics include graduate students in education in Mexico, the influence of the labor sector in knowledge management, evaluation of institutional management based on leadership competencies in middle school education, and evaluation of the management of a second language study development program at a secondary school in Mexico.

– ProtoView Reviews

A table of contents is followed by a detailed table of contents where abstracts reflect the overview of the chapters. The body of the work is divided into three sections: section one, Knowledge Management Actors and Processes in Higher Education, is represented in chapters 1-7; section two, Middle School Education as Predecessor of Knowledge Management, is discussed in chapters 8-11; and section three, Elementary Education as Early Factor of Knowledge Management, evaluates education assessments in the early years. Chapters include references, key terms and definitions, and end notes. The back matter includes references, a compilation of references, information about the contributors, and an index.
The critical information is found in competencies, interviews, models, plans, questionnaires, studies, surveys, systems, and theories. Geographically, information targets Central America and Mexico. Useful to universities and research centers, Systemic Knowledge-Based Assessment of Higher Education Programs brings together assessment information. This volume will be best used by academicians, administrators, education majors, researchers, and other professionals interested in elevation of global learning evaluation in the twenty-first century.

– Janis Minshull, ARBA Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Edgar O. Cardoso, PhD, is Professor - Researcher since 2009 on Division of Postgraduate Studies and Research of the Superior School of Commerce and Administration (ESCA) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico City. In his position conducts research projects focused on the management and development of education in educational programs at senior level. He teaches courses Methodological Seminar I, II and III to Master's and Research Seminars I, II and III as well as Research Visits I, II, III and IV to PhD level. Dr. Cardoso earned his doctorate at the IPN. He has a master of science in management and development of education in the ESCA-IPN. His research includes evaluation of educational programs and executive education.