The Annual International Conference of the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) “NEW HORIZONS: DISSOLVING BOUNDARIES FOR A QUALITY REGION” was held in Moscow on May 26-27, 2017. The Conference hosted by the National Centre for Public Accreditation, took place at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
The proceedings of the conference reflect the latest state of research in the field of quality assurance and quality recognition in Higher Education, strategies and methods of cross-cultural education development, development of internal quality assurance system, elaboration of educa-tional programmes, education management in Higher Education, new tendencies of global edu-cation, quality assurance of transnational qualifications, accreditation of joint educational pro-grammes and new opportunities for international collaboration of universities.
The papers are grouped under three categories: Excellence in Quality Assurance, New As-sessment Methodologies in Higher Education and Internal Quality Assurance at HEIs and are open for review and discussion by any reader, depending on his/her background and interests.

UDC 378

BBC 74.48

ISNB 978-5-6040361-1-2 download

Table of Contents

Jianxin Zhangdownload

Dissolving Boundaries for a Quality Region: Cross-Border Cooperation through Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

I. Excellence in Quality Assurance

Shaw-Ren Lin & Chun-Chi Chihdownload

The Innovation of Institutional Accreditation in Taiwan

Salim Ahmed Khandownload

Role of HEC in Improving Teaching Quality and Research in HEIs: A Case of Pakistan>

Siong Choy Chongdownload

Improving Quality of Teaching and Learning in HEIs: Issues in FAA Accredited Learning Programmes

Shoaib Irshad, Muhammad Shoaib & Mohammad Rafiq Balochdownload

Institutional Performance Evaluation Mechanism of Pakistan: Defining New Horizons in Quality Assurance

Jianyun Yu, Lin Zhao, Xiaocha Liang, Yanchun Sun, Ying Liu, Ying Ma, Xun Li, Zhenghui Tang & Song Lidownload

Building Up a Student-Three-Evaluation System Based on the Students’ Perspective of Teaching Quality

Qiong Meng, Ying Chen, Liping He, Jianzhong Yin, Jianyun Yu, Yanchun Sun & Ping Chendownload

Development and Validation of Scale Evaluating Teaching Level of Teachers from Students in Medical University (ETLTS-MU): Combinations of Classical Test Theory and Generalizability Theory

Vera Azaryeva, Arkady Vladimirtsev, Aleksandra Zvezdov & Pavel Nikanorovdownload

Assessment Tools Development in the Framework of Complex Approach towards Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Dhakshika Kithmali Jayakodyarachchi, Himali Harshani Jayatilake, Buddhi Avanthi Malalage&Colin N. Peirisdownload

Guidance for performing teacher self-evaluation in order to enhance the quality of teaching at higher education institutions in the Asia-Pacific regions

II. New Assessment Methodologies in Higher Education

Karen Treloar&Colin N. Peirisdownload

The Quality Assurance of Online learning

Fabrizio Trifirodownload

A comparative overview of national approaches to TNE and its quality assurance

Soung Hee Kim & Kiyoko Saitodownload

Developing and Verifying a Checklist for Internal Assurance of International Collaborative Programs in Asia

Tatiana Akhmetzianova & Galina Motovadownload

Academic Programme Design and Quality Assurance Processes:  Transformation of NCPA’s Vision as a Result of ALIGN Tempus Project

Fang Yuan, Lin Zhao, Yi Han, Hao Liu, Jun Sun & Yuechun Zhudownload

The international students’ learning challenge and its countermeasures

Sriyani E. Peiris, Samanthi Wickramasinghe & Colin N. Peiridownload

The use of Bloom’s taxonomy to assess students’ performance effectively in written examinations

Alla Bakash.Sdownload

Quality Teaching in Indian Higher Education System: A Descriptive Study

Sriyani E. Peiris, Samanthi Wickramasinghe & Colin N. Peirisdownload

Relationship among Students’ Learning Style, Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Students’ Performances

Umesh Kumardownload

International Initiatives in Quality Assessment of Indian Higher Education: An Overview

Yin Peng, Chunrui Xi, Bisheng Chen, Cheng Qi, Xuemei Zhang & Wei Rongdownload

The integration and practice of Medical Education Standard of Chinese Undergraduates in the cultivation of medical students in Kunming Medical University

III. Internal Quality Assurance in HEIs

Amberin Tanveer & Misha Saleem Malikdownload

NEXUS between Internal Quality Assurance and Quality Culture: Evidence from Lahore School of Economics

Vladimir Navodnov, Galina Motova & Olga Ryzhakovadownload

Consideration of Public Assessment in the Accreditation Procedure of the Russian Federation

Malini Nairdownload

The Use of Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit to Enhance Quality of Teaching and Learning

Angela Yung Chi Hou, Sheng-Ju Chan & Fu Jendownload

Establishment of Internal Quality Assurance Mechanisms in Self-Accreditation Institutions in Taiwan: Has Quality Culture Been Embedded on Campus?

Elena Savinykh & Galina Motovadownload

How to Link Students' Learning Outcomes and Occupational Standards

Sheng-Ju Chan & Angela Hou Yung-Chidownload

Undergraduate Learning Assessment: University Policy and Disciplinary Culture in Taiwan

Yogesh Kumar Sharmadownload

Total Quality Management in Higher Education Institutions

Sheema Haider& Asjad Hussain Khandownload

Need of Inclusive Training in Relation to Rural to Urban Migration

Munir Hussaindownload

Macro-level Analysis of Doctoral Education in Pakistan for Pursuit of International Quality Education

Duan Yingyidownload

Analysis of Equilibrium Development of Higher Education in China Based on the Higher Education Development Index

Kerstin Fink& Jana Bekkerdownload

Accreditation of Joint Study Programmes: from obstacles to solutions (Viewpoint of a European Quality Assurance Agency)

Syun Tutiya& Jana Bekkerdownload

Joint quality assurance for campus Asia pilot programs among three countries in east Asia

Sriyani E. Peiris, Samanthi Wickramasinghe & Colin N. Peirisdownload

Developing Web based Quality Information Systems for quality improvement at the Horizon Campus