Garantia de qualidade do ensino superior: o caso dos Estados Unidos

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https://doi.org/10.18222/eae.v33.9022

Palavras-chave:

Ensino Superior, Garantia de Qualidade, Acreditação Universitária

Resumo

Neste artigo, apresenta-se um panorama crítico sobre a garantia de qualidade do ensino superior nos Estados Unidos, analisando sua história, características, problemas e controvérsias, em um esforço para extrair lições que sejam aplicáveis a outros países, como o Brasil. Foram analisados rankings institucionais, a avaliação de aprendizagem dos alunos, o papel dos governos no processo de acreditação das universidades e o desafio de assegurar a qualidade de instituições com fins lucrativos. Embora se reconheça que não existe um modelo ideal de avaliação de instituições de ensino superior, são relacionadas recomendações extraídas da experiência norte-americana que trazem possíveis contribuições para o aprimoramento dos marcos de garantia de qualidade em outras partes do mundo.

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Biografia do Autor

Robert E. Verhine, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador-BA, Brasil

Doutor em Educação pela Universität Hamburg, atualmente é Professor Titular (aposentado) da Faculdade de Educação e Professor Permanente do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação da UFBA. Além disso, é Coordenador da Área de Educação da Capes e membro titular do seu Conselho Técnico-Científico, coordenando os Grupos de Trabalho referentes à autoavaliação e à educação a distância. Suas áreas de ênfase são: Economia da Educação, Avaliação Educacional, Políticas Públicas de Educação e Educação Comparada.

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15-09-2022

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VERHINE, R. E. Garantia de qualidade do ensino superior: o caso dos Estados Unidos. Estudos em Avaliação Educacional, São Paulo, v. 33, p. e09022, 2022. DOI: 10.18222/eae.v33.9022. Disponível em: https://publicacoes.fcc.org.br/eae/article/view/9022. Acesso em: 26 nov. 2022.

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