Journal of JSEE
Online ISSN : 1881-0764
Print ISSN : 1341-2167
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Assurance of Academic Quality at the Age of Virtually Free Access to Colleges
Tomohiko KAMIMURA
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2009 Volume 57 Issue 1 Pages 1_51-1_56

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In the age of open admission to colleges, changes need to be made to the social mission of each college. In order to maintain a high standard of education, the following issues need to be discussed and coped with in each college : the establishment of the social mission of each college ; clarification of educational goals; a system for enforcing educational programs ; evaluation method of the outcome. An activity for academic quality assurance has been introduced in the college of engineering at Shibaura Institute of Technology. The systems for improving core academic competence, including a system of advice on withdrawal, educational content and so on, were introduced into foundation courses. For education in specialized field, an educational program based on JABEE has been utilized. This program fulfills the requirements of academic quality assurance.

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