In search of excellence in higher educationIn search of excellence in higher education

In search of excellence in higher education

Editors: Gergely Kováts, Zoltán Rónay

2019

The volume contains the written and revised versions of the presentations at the 2nd Danube Conference for Higher Education Management. The book contains 17 chapters by a total of 35 authors, focusing on institutional governance, quality assurance, organization of learning and internationalization.

294 pages

ISBN 978-963-503-779-7

The book can be downloaded here


Contents: 

  1. Preface

CHALLENGES ON SYSTEM AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL

  1. The Curse of the Small Countries: Trends, Challenges and Perspectives in the Development of a Macedonian Higher Education Quality Assurance (Suzana PECAKOVSKA)
  2. Church Contributions to the Transformation of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe (Gabriella PUSZTAI, Enikő MAIOR, Zsuzsanna DEMETER KARÁSZI)
  3. ’Best Practice’ Organizational and Management Solutions in some Successful Higher Education Institutions (Gabriella KECZER, Gergely KOVÁTS)
  4. Consistory – the obscure subject of state control (Zoltán RÓNAY)
  5. May contain traces of knowledge-transfer. Academia-business collaboration in Hungary in the era of dual study programmes (Loretta HUSZÁK)
  6. Coping with paradoxes or how to construct a sustainable career in academia? (Andrea TOARNICZKY, Andrea JUHÁSZNÉ KLÉR, Zsuzsanna KUN, Éva VAJDA, Vanda HARMAT, Boglárka KOMÁROMI)

TEACHING FOR EXCELLENCE, TEACHING THE EXCELLENCE 

  1. Methods of quality improvement in higher education at  Óbuda University, Donát Bánki Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering (Gabriella FARKAS, András HORVÁTH, Georgina Nóra TÓTH)
  2. Who are the most important “suppliers” for universities? Ranking secondary schools based on their students’ university performance (Noémi HORVÁTH – Roland MOLONTAY – Mihály SZABÓ)
  3. Developing the Supply Chain Management MA Program at Corvinus University of Budapest – improving the education program and implementing an assurance of learning system (Judit NAGY, Orsolya DIÓFÁSI-KOVÁCS)
  4. Subjective factors of course evaluation. Can we rely on undergraduates’ opinion? (Annamaria KAZAI ÓNODI)
  5. Perspectives on Teachers’ Professional Development and Quality Teaching (Taisia MUZAFAROVA)
  6. The Impact of Dual Higher Education on the Development of Non-Cognitive Skills (Monika POGATSNIK)
  7. Successful students with disabilities and learning difficulties in higher education in Hungary (Anett HRABÉCZY)

EXCELLENCE IN THE INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION ARENA 

  1. Internationalization of Széchenyi István University (Eszter LUKÁCS)
  2. Facing the Challenges of Erasmus+ Mobility in the Periphery (Janka HUJÁK, Jakub DOSTÁL)
  3. The Impact of Nation Brand on International Students in International Student Mobility (Anna MOLNÁRNÉ SÁLYI)
  4. What do international students think after they finished their education in Hungary? Post-studies research with students from the field of economics (Anita KÉRI, Balázs RÉVÉSZ)