05 mars 2018

Subject data show areas Asian universities must work on

By Angel Calderon. QS continues to produce bigger subject rankings year after year. Now in its eighth consecutive year, the 2018 edition covers 48 subject areas and includes 1,122 institutions across 73 countries. There are no significant shocks in this edition and this bodes well for the longevity of this carefully calibrated ranking. More...

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Rise of Asia slows in university subject rankings

By Brendan O’Malley. Asian countries’ improvement has decelerated for the first time in the eighth QS World University Rankings by Subject released last Wednesday, while the supremacy of United States’ universities has slipped further. More...

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01 mars 2018

This school boasts the top online bachelor’s degree program

eCampus NewsAnnual college ranking tackles online bachelor's degree programs and breaks down results by majors. More...

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24 février 2018

A Rankings Mess, Getting Worse

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. U.S. News & World Report last week announced that it was removing the ranking of Temple University's online M.B.A. program from its 2018 Best Online Programs list. In the days since, more questions have been raised about the inaccurate information Temple apparently provided U.S. News and the potential for such incorrect information to influence several years of rankings. More...

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Questions Abound on Business School Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Last month, U.S. News & World Report removed the ranking (it had been No. 1) of Temple University's online M.B.A. program, amid suggestions from some that four years of top rankings for the program were questionable. More...

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Who Votes in QS Rankings?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. QS, one of the companies that does global rankings in higher education, gives more weight (40 percent) to "academic reputation" than to any other factor. To determine academic reputation, QS conducts what it calls "the world's largest survey of academic opinion," with responses from more than 70,000 contributors. More...

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3 More Instances of False Data in ‘U.S. News’ Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of South Florida lists among its "points of pride" that its graduate nursing program is ranked 27th by U.S. News & World Report. Except it no longer is. More...

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Political Scientists Rank the Presidents

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The New York Times marked Presidents' Day with a survey of the American Political Science Association’s Presidents and Executive Politics section, asking members to rank the presidents of the United States. Presidents Lincoln, Washington and Franklin Delano Roosevelt took the top three spots, as they did in the last survey, in 2014. More...

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19 février 2018

Top 25

Top 25
Though the twenty-five educators listed are all American (so their designation as the 'top 25' should be taken with a grain of salt), this article is nonetheless interesting reading as it incorporates a breadth of innovative activity. More...

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Global education rankings to measure tolerance

Global education rankings to measure tolerance
Sean Coughlan, BBC News, 2017/12/20
According to this report, the OECD's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) will be testing students' "global competence" in the next round of evaluations. "It's intended to find out how well young people can understand other people's views and cultures, how they can look beyond the partisan echo chamber of social media and distinguish reliable evidence from fake news." The tests, and the results, could be controversial. More...

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