Katherine J. Nolan's research while affiliated with University of Pittsburgh and other places

Publications (3)

Article
Recently, standards have become the currency of education reform efforts in the U.S. However, there is no international consensus on what constitutes “world-class” education. The New Standards Project has designed research to describe standards in other countries by using the case-study approach of ethnography to collect data (e.g., curricula, text...

Citations

... Benchmarking in academia is nothing new as most schools look at what their peers or aspiring schools are doing to benchmark their programs. Concerns about benchmarking higher education to provide better quality education and preparation for students entering the job market surfaced as early as 1995 (Resnick et al., 1995;Alstete, 1995). Alstete (1995) noted the link between the quality of the education process and the ability of students to meet new challenges in their respective career fields. ...