Thesis / Dissertation

Investigating higher education productivity and its measurement in Australia

Kenneth Scott Moore, Gwilym Croucher (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Introduction: This PhD dissertation focuses on higher education institutional productivity. Universities across the globe have met the 21st century with pressure to demonstrate performance and value for money. Yet common institutional performance indicators are the product of controversial choices about what data sources to consider and how data should be treated. Any individual performance indicator may be challenged on the basis of the data used to construct it. This situation raises the question: how should university performance be measured and demonstrated? Methods: This thesis reviews the literature on higher education performance and productivity and documents a research program who..

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