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The Effective Paradigm for Quality Assessment in Professional Degree Graduate Student Cultivation

China's higher education system is continuously improving, and professional graduate education is rapidly developing. However, it also faces challenges in quality assessment. Due to the highly specialized and practical nature of professional graduate education, traditional evaluation paradigms no longer suffice to meet the needs of quality management in this context. This study advocates a dynamic evaluation approach that spans the entirety of professional graduate education, addressing these issues effectively. The proposed evaluation model comprises five stages: Enrollment Stage evaluation, Admission Stage assessment, Course Progression Stage evaluation, Thesis section assessment and Graduate Tracking. This multi-phase approach ensures continuous monitoring and enhances the precision and predictability of quality management. The Enrollment Stage evaluation phase rigorously assesses applicant qualifications, ensuring that admitted students possess the necessary prerequisites for success, thereby elevating the overall cohort quality. In-program assessment is a continuous process, including Admission Stage assessment, Course Progression Stage evaluation, Thesis section assessment, focusing on students' progress throughout their academic journey, allowing timely interventions and improvements where required. Pre-graduation evaluation gauges students' readiness for graduation, while post-graduation tracking evaluation monitors graduates' career trajectories, providing valuable feedback for program enhancement. Implementing this comprehensive evaluation model aligns professional graduate cultivation with the evolving needs of students, the job market, and society. It not only elevates educational quality but also strengthens the connection between academic institutions and industry requirements, contributing to more successful professional graduate cultivation outcomes. This proactive and tailored approach to quality management significantly advances the field, ensuring that China's professional graduate student cultivation continues to meet the highest standards.

Professional Degree Graduate, Cultivation Quality, Culture Quality Evaluation

Caiyun Sun. (2023). The Effective Paradigm for Quality Assessment in Professional Degree Graduate Student Cultivation. Science Journal of Education, 11(6), 176-182. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.sjedu.20231106.11

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