01 octobre 2018

Must academic evaluation be so citation data driven?

By Steve Fuller. For the past quarter-century, I have reviewed cases for academic tenure and promotion in many disciplines in many countries. Usually what is required is an evaluation of the candidate’s research record. Teaching and, increasingly, public engagement are also mentioned as factors to weigh. Grant income often appears as a consideration, but not so as to give the impression that I am being asked to judge the candidate’s suitability to make partner in a law firm. More...
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