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Accreditation

Definition of the noun accreditation

What does accreditation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accreditations

  1. the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
    • example: a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: certification / enfranchisement = the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on

Alternative definition of the noun accreditation

noun

  1. The giving of credentials.
  2. The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation.

Specialised definition of the noun accreditation

Glossary of sports

appointment as an agent by a company (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Explanation

Accreditation is a process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented.

  • also known as School accreditation

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Accreditation

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Google previewHigher Education in India Since Independence (1993)

UGC and Its Approach by Om Prakash Gupta

Accreditation means membership in the association, and the accrediting commission of the association is elected by the...

Google previewManaging Business Complexity (2007)

Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation by Michael J. North, Charles M. Macal

Accreditation is the formal process of determining whether a model is useful for a particular purpose and is applicable to answering a specific set of questions.

The formal process of accepting a model for use in a specific application area is called accreditation. Accreditation is a structured and formal process for ensuring that the necessary elements to address the related problem are ...

Google previewIn the Nation's Compelling Interest (2004)

Ensuring Diversity in the Health-Care Workforce by Institute of Medicine, Committee on Institutional and Policy-Level Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. Healthcare Workforce

Accreditation is the process by which nongovernmental organizations set standards for and monitor the quality of educational programs provided by member institutions. Accreditation is a voluntary process of institutional self- regulation, often conducted within the broad framework of...

As such, accreditation is an important vehicle for institutional change and a potential means to enhance diversity in ...

Google previewFast Facts for Curriculum Development in Nursing (2012)

How to Develop & Evaluate Educational Programs in a Nutshell by Jan L. McCoy, PhD, RN, Marion Anema, PhD, RN

national accreditation means the program has met or exceeded Like state boards of nursing, national accrediting...

Educational accreditation is a type of quality assurance process under which an external body evaluates the services and ...

Google previewHealth Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses (2011)

by Richard Blonna, Janice Loschiavo, Dan Watter

Accreditation refers to the process of public recognition granted to colleges or universities that offer specialized...

Accreditation is a rigorous process that involves close scrutiny of all aspects of the college or university's degree program .

Google previewMBA Education

Accreditation is the certification that a school or program meets a prescribed academic standard.” It is the primary...

Accreditation is an intensive, qualitative assessment of the MBA programme, being offered in the institution. What is found is ...

Google previewEssentials of Leadership in Public Health (2017)

by Louis Rowitz

Public health department accreditation is the measurement of a health department's performance against a nationally recognized...

Google previewToday's Military Wife (2014)

by Lydia Sloan Cline

NONACCREDITED SCHOOLS Accreditation is an important feature to look for when selecting an institution in which to...

Google previewFire Debris Analysis (2007)

by Eric Stauffer, Julia A. Dolan, Reta Newman

Accreditation is a system of formal recognition that an organization (laboratory) has in place to produce quality results by ensuring that the organization (in this case the laboratory) meets predefined quality standards. Accreditation is a process ...

Google previewMeeting and Exceeding the Standards: A Guide to GAACS Religious Exempt Approval Program

by Freda Stevens

Accreditation is the ongoing voluntary process of evaluation which includes a Self Study Guide and Onsite Evaluation. Accreditation is a process by which a school elects to evaluate its standards and make efforts to improve the quality of its ...

Google previewQuality, Reliability and Maintenance 2004 (2004)

by G. J. McNulty

UKAS accreditation means that the evaluator can show that it has been successful at meeting the requirements of internationally recognised accreditation standards. This means that...

Google previewLaboratory Total Quality Management for Practitioners and Students of Medical Laboratory Science (2012)

by Erhabor Osaro, Adias Teddy Charles

Laboratory accreditation is a formal recognition by these third-party organizations of a laboratory's capability to carry out accurate high quality diagnostic testing. Individual laboratories themselves must ensure that there are processes in place ...

Google previewInternational Handbook of Educational Evaluation (2012)

Part One: Perspectives / Part Two: Practice by T. Kellaghan, D.L. Stufflebeam

Accreditation is a process of self-study by school staff using published criteria, often followed by a site visit and report by an external accreditation team appointed by a regional or state association. The first regional accreditation association in ...

Google previewHandbook for Student Affairs in Community Colleges (2015)

by Ashley Tull, Linda Kuk, Paulette Dalpes

Accreditation is an indicator that an institution or program has met minimum standards. Being accredited allows an institution of higher education to access federal funds, including student financial aid. The private sector, employers, ...

Google previewJOHPER (1960)

Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation

Accreditation is the process established by a profession by which a college or university or program of study is recognized as having met certain predetermined standards. A list of the institutions which have met the standards is then published ...

Google previewHealth Promotion in Nursing (2012)

by Janice Maville, Carolina Huerta

Accreditation is a form of certication or licensure that recognizes demonstrated compliance with established criteria. is certication or licensure is given to agencies or institutions rather than to individuals. Universities, schools of nursing, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition - (2003)

by Miriam Drake

INTRODUCTION Accreditation is the process by which a program or institution is recognized as being in conformity with some formal, written agreed upon ...

Google previewLexicon of Online and Distance Learning (2009)

by Lawrence A. Tomei

° ACCREDITATION AGENCY Westem Association of Schools and Colleges, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. There are fifty-two recognized national accrediting bodies including but not limited to Distance Education and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity in Education (2012)

by James A. Banks

Accreditation for a teacher education program means that an independent third party has found that the program actually lives up to its promises to students and the public. It means that the academic degree or credential a student earns has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

by Ross M. Mullner

Accreditation Process AAHRPP's accreditation process uses a set of objective standards to evaluate the quality and level of protection that an organization provides research participants. The accreditation process consists of four steps: ( 1) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Psychology Set (2015)

by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld

Accreditation is a complex process, making it difficult to identify all the issues that may have been involved in the frustrations experienced by premier programs. Nevertheless, some can be suggested. First, in the context of professional ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

by Mary Bosworth

Accreditation is both a process within and a goal of corrections. The contemporary structures now in place for institutions and agencies to be accredited indicate an increasing professionalism within the field of corrections. Just as universities ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distributed Learning (2003)

by Anna DiStefano, Kjell Erik Rudestam, Robert Silverman

The increase in distance education programs and institutions, and questions about extending financial aid to them, has given rise to questions of whether accreditation is an adequate means to ensure the quality and integrity of this new ...

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