23 septembre 2018

A Modest Proposal on Rankings

HomeNow that you've spent a week denying that you care about your latest U.S. News rankings, let's cut to the chase. Of course, you care. You know that if your ranking edges up even a little bit, board members, wealthy donors and alumni will eat up the external validation of their college's specialness and attribute some of that fleeting surge of warm-fuzzy to your steady hand on the wheel. More...

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8 More Colleges Submitted Incorrect Data for Rankings

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. U.S. News will consider them unranked for the rest of this rankings year, but that punishment will last only a few weeks. Errors included graduation rates, spending per student, average faculty salaries and more. More...

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18 septembre 2018

Asian universities on the rise in employability ranking

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has topped the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, pushing Stanford University into joint second place. More...

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10 septembre 2018

Could Latin American universities do better in rankings?

By María Elena Hurtado. When the Academic Ranking of World Universities – alias Shanghai Ranking – was published last month I did as always: checked the position of Latin American universities to see if anything had changed. More...

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27 août 2018

Can we measure education quality in global rankings?

By Philip G Altbach and Ellen Hazelkorn. The most influential global academic rankings – the highly influential Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings – have been in existence for more than a decade and are now a major force in shaping higher education worldwide. More...

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China, US lead on gains in ARWU university ranking

By Brendan O'Malley. China and the United States are the biggest gainers in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), released on 15 August, with respectively six and four more universities in the top 500, but there is no movement at the very top with Harvard University leading for the 16th year running. More...

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26 août 2018

Classement de Shanghai 2018 : 3 établissements français dans le top 100

Campus France logoLe classement de Shanghai, qui recense les 500 meilleures universités mondiales en privilégiant la recherche, vient d’être rendu public. Il confirme la bonne position de la France dans ce ranking où elle se situe à la sixième place au niveau mondial. Plus...

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MONEY Rankings: Strong Performance by California Colleges

The online magazine, MONEY, has published the latest edition of its Best Colleges rankings. These are orientated towards the student as consumer and rate quality of education, affordability and outcomes, each of which is given a one third weighting. Quality of education is measured by six-year graduation rate, value-added graduation rate, peer quality, instructor quality, financial stability, and the outcomes of students receiving Pell Grants. More...

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Latest Shanghai Rankings: Good News for China and USA

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), usually known as the Shanghai Rankings, is the oldest global ranking. The methodology is straightforward, and the indicators are all derived from databases accessible to the public. More...

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Webometrics Ranking Digs Deepest

The new edition of the Ranking Web of Universities or Webometrics has been just published. The Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain has published Webometrics ranking since 2004. More...

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