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Revista Estudios del Desarrollo Social: Cuba y América Latina

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FARIAS CAMPOS, Félix Augusto Martin. Proposed of a Definition of Quality for the University. Estudios del Desarrollo Social [online]. 2016, vol.4, n.3, pp. 97-111. ISSN 2308-0132.

This article begins by assessing what the term multidimensional quality in higher education. A brief philosophical and sociological view of the quality of education is also presented and an analysis of various definitions of quality. It presents the term predictors of quality followed by a description of assessment models of the best-known quality in the world. It proposes ten quality indicators for higher education and concludes with a proposed definition of quality, focusing on the graduate as a product of the system, to provoke reflection on it by readers and scholars.

Keywords : higher education; quality; quality indicators; predictors of quality; definition of quality.

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