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Title: Students´ Representations of education Quality in Different School Levels: an Exploratory Study with Portuguese Students
Authors: Cid, Marilia
Bonito, Jorge
Oliveira, Manuela M.
Saraiva, Margarida
Rebelo, Hugo
Editors: Chova, L. Gómez
Belenguer, D. Martí
Torres, I. Candel
Keywords: Quality
academic success
Issue Date: 8-Jul-2009
Publisher: International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)
Citation: CID, Marilia, Jorge Bonito, Manuela M. Oliveira, Margarida Saraiva e Hugo Rebelo (2009), “Students´ Representations of education Quality in Different School Levels: an Exploratory Study with Portuguese Students”, in Proceedings of International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN 09 Conference), L. Gómez Chova, D. Martí Belenguer, I. Candel Torres (ed.), International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), pp. 5432-5441. CD-ROM. ISBN: 978-84-612-9802-0. Barcelona – Spain, 8th July, 2009
Abstract: Quality may be studied from different perspectives. Research shows that many variables may be envolved when the target is the educational system. One may analyse the motivation of students and teachers, the methodologies of teaching, the processes of evaluation, the resources available, the educational facilities, the course organization or the academic success. Recent research results show a strong positive correlation between students’ academic success and the quality of education available to them. However, the way students perceive the quality indicators has been a less explored area. We present the results of an academic longitudinal research project that aims to study the students’ representations of quality along the school system in order to contribute to an improvement of teaching and learning processes. The sampling of this exploratory study focused on compulsory education, secondary education and higher education. In this paper the authors analyse data collected in three institutions of higher education in Portugal, through a questionnaire survey.
ISBN: 978-84-612-9802-0
Type: article
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