Quality in Higher Education: From the Diversity of Conceptions to the Relentless Conceptual Subjectivity


The current article approaches and assesses the different conceptions and understandings of quality in the higher education scope. Initially, the text reviews the concepts of quality based on the taxonomies presented by the top researchers approaching this subject; next, it shows a list of terms that have been recently identified according to the views of quality in higher education, such as economic competitiveness and market growth, sustainable sociocultural and economic development or, yet, to a view of higher education that has the prior mission of social cohesion and equity. Finally, the relentless conceptual relativity of quality in the higher education is approached.

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Bertolin, J. (2015) Quality in Higher Education: From the Diversity of Conceptions to the Relentless Conceptual Subjectivity. Creative Education, 6, 2410-2421. doi: 10.4236/ce.2015.622247.

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