27 octobre 2017

Ranking: The 50 best HBCUs

eCampus NewsCollege Choice, an authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2017. More...

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Ranking: 2017-2018’s best Masters in Data Science degree programs

eCampus NewsOnline Course Report, an authority in open, corporate, and traditional online education rankings and resources, has released their 2017-2018 ranking of masters in data science degree programs here. More...

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Why do U.S. News rankings punish test-optional colleges?

University Business LogoEvery year around this time U.S. News & World Report issues its ranked list of America’s “best” colleges. And every year an inevitable handwringing ensues – among academics, anyway – about what the rankings mean, and whether they’re of any use at all. More...

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26 octobre 2017

A blue-collar professor’s take on college rankings

University Business LogoEvery September, the magazine publishes its annual rankings of the “best colleges” in the nation. Measures such as institutional reputation account for up to one-fourth of the scores assigned to institutions. It’s no wonder that the same universities always appear at the top of the list. More...

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25 octobre 2017

How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus

University Business LogoAmerica’s universities are getting two report cards this year. The first, from the Equality of Opportunity Project, brought the shocking revelation that many top universities, including Princeton and Yale, admit more students from the top 1 percent of earners than the bottom 60 percent combined. More...

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U.S. public universities are falling behind

University Business LogoFor the first time, neither of the top two institutions in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which came out this week, is in the U.S. More...

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24 octobre 2017

PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education

PISA 2015 Results: Excellence and Equity in Education
OECD, 2016/12/06
The PISA 2015 results are in, announced with a big splash this morning. Topping the charts across the three disciplines are Singapore, Japan, Estonia, Finland, and Canada, along with four Chinese cities and states. Interestingly, three Canadian provinces - Alberta, Quebec and British Columbia - are at the very top of the rankings. More...

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23 octobre 2017

Proposed Ill. university department ranking system raises eyebrows

University Business Magazine logoA plan by Republican state lawmakers to revamp the Illinois higher education system has received polite responses from educators, but elements of the newly introduced legislation already are getting push-back. More...

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22 octobre 2017

Top 100 universities for graduate employability – how do they do it?

The Guardian homeAs the latest QS world university rankings for graduate employability are released, we look at how institutions are differentiating themselves. More...

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Graduate employability ranking: the best university for getting a job

The Guardian homeThe Co-operative College is looking into creating a university where students could help set fees and academics’ pay. More...

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