Quality” Policy in higher education IN the USA and the UK

Quality” Policy in higher education IN the USA and the UK

Alderman, G & Brown, R (2005), Can Quality Assurance Survive the Market Accreditation and Audit at the Crossroads.? Higher Education Quarterly Vol. 59, no. 4 (October 2005), 313-28. found in ProQuest
Alderman, G & Brown, R (2007), American and British Higher Education: Common Problems, Common Responses.? College and University Journal, vol. 82, no 3 (Summer 2007), 19-24. found in ProQuest.
Brown, R Higher Education and the Market (OxCHEPS Occasional Paper, 2006) Retrieved March 2, 2012 from http://oxcheps.new.ox.ac.uk/MainSite%20pages/Resources/OxCHEPS_OP24.pdf
Dill, David The “Catch 22” of Academic Quality (Public Policy for Academic Quality Background Paper, 2003). Retrieved March 2, 2012 from http://www.unc.edu/ppaq/docs/Montreal2.pdf
Optional Reading
Additional materials may be found at: http://www.questia.com/library/education/current-issues-in-education/?allt=y
ASSIGNMENT
Prepare a policy analysis paper on an issue following the guidelines below. The paper should reflect your best “policy thinking” and should present all sides of any relevant arguments.
The paper should include at least the following sections:
1.    Description of the policy issue(s)
2.    Description of the perceived policy options. You may choose some below to address:
What should federal, national and/or state policy attempt to do and how?
What policy instruments would be appropriate?
What institutions, agencies, or individuals would be targets of the policy?
What types of costs would be involved for the government and targets?
What kinds of services and outcomes would be involved?
3.    Brief rationale for the proposed policy based on literature and research
4.    Recommendation and Conclusions

*****PLEASE ENSURE YOU ANSWER EVERY QUESTION/REQUIREMENT IN 1-4 AND BELOW*****
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