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University rankings : theoretical basis, methodology and impacts on global higher education

Author: Jung Cheol Shin; Robert Kevin Toutkoushian
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Changing academy, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While university ranking surveys are widely used in policy and academic discussions, this is the first book to explore the theoretical and methodological issues of ranking itself. It is a much-needed  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jung Cheol Shin; Robert Kevin Toutkoushian
ISBN: 9400711158 9789400711150
OCLC Number: 706626374
Description: xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface.- Contributors.- 1. The Past, Present, and Future of University Rankings; Jung Cheol SHIN and Robert K. TOUTKOUSHIAN.- PART A. Organizational Effectiveness, Quality, and Rankings.- 2. Organizational Effectiveness and University Rankings; Jung Cheol SHIN.- 3. Competitors of Rankings: New Directions in Quality Assurance and Accountability; Grant HARMAN.- 4. The Social Contexts and Systemic Consequence of University Rankings: A Meta-Analysis of the Ranking Literature; Ulrich TEICHLER.- PART B. Methodological Issues of University Rankings.- 5. Methodological Issues: Indicators and Weights; Bernard LONGDEN.- 6. Measures of Faculty Productivity; Karen WEBBER.- 7. Issues in Measuring the Research Performance of Postsecondary Institutions; Robert K. TOUTKOUSHIAN and Karen WEBBER.- 8. Peer Review and Bibliometric Indicators: Potentials and Problems; Lutz BORNMANN.- 9. Measuring Teaching Performance; Keith TRIGWELL.- PART C. Social Impacts of University Rankings.- 10. On the Efficacy of Raising Your University's Rankings; Christopher MORPHEW and Christopher SWANSON.- 11. The Institutionalization of Rankings: Managing Status Anxiety in an Increasingly Marketized Environment; William LOCKE.- 12. Reaction to Academic Ranking: Knowledge Production, Faculty Productivity from an International Perspective; Akira ARIMOTO.- 13: The Future of University Rankings; Ulrich TEICHLER.- Index.
Series Title: Changing academy, 3.
Responsibility: Jung Cheol Shin, Robert K. Toutkoushian, Ulrich Teichler, editors.

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