15 mai 2016

No Institutional Change Without Incentive: Reinventing College Rankings

The EvoLLLutionBy MJ Bishop - EvoLLLution. If institutions continue to be measured and ranked on their adherence to the traditional factors that helped institutions stand out a century ago, there is minimal incentive investment in change. More...

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14 mai 2016

College Rankings: Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water

The EvoLLLutionBy Ryan Craig - EvoLLLution. It has become fashionable in recent years to slam the college rankings racket. The U.S. News and 14 other rankings currently active in the U.S. have historically ranked higher education institutions based almost entirely on easy-to-measure inputs like student selectivity, faculty resources, spending per student and library holdings. More...

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True Student-Centricity Requires Contextual Information

The EvoLLLutionBy Robert Kelchen - EvoLLLution. In order for institutional rankings to truly provide students the information they need to make informed decisions, they must be more student-driven and provide more program-level insights. More...

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Social media’s top 50 colleges and universities

eCampus NewsBy Ronald Bethke. Technology and data company Engagement Labs released its 2016 ranking of the top 50 U.S. colleges and universities on social media networks Facebook and Twitter. More...

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12 mai 2016

'Engines of Anxiety'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative. Read more...

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09 mai 2016

The Global Academic Rankings Game

In collaboration with the National Research University Higher School of Economics, CIHE is delighted to announce the publication of The Global Academic Rankings Game by Routledge. It provides provides a much-needed perspective on how countries and universities react to academic rankings, based on a unified case methodology of eleven key countries and academic institutions. Link to learn more and register. More...

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Top universities’ rankings slip due to ‘diversity focus’

An expert says Britain's best universities are slipping down university rankings because they are forced to focus on diversity and recruiting from disadvantaged backgrounds, writes Javier Espinoza for The Telegraph. Read more...

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Hot academic debate as THE releases latest ranking

By Karen MacGregor. The internecine academic ‘conflict’ over league tables flared at last week’s Going Global 2016 conference. The latest Times Higher Education or THE World Reputation Rankings were released, dominated by the planet’s best-endowed universities, while an expert warned against basing policy on “what is essentially a report card on disparities of wealth”. Read more...

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Rankings ‘must disaggregate data to drive performance’

By Brendan O’Malley. Multi-indicator rankings provide a rich data set, but because the link between effort in a particular area and ranking outcome is not transparent, they cannot drive a coherent performance regime, the IREG-8 conference on university rankings and international academic relations in Lisbon, Portugal, was told on Thursday. Read more...

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World Reputation Rankings 2016

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/sites/default/themes/custom/the_responsive/img/280x280-THE-footer-generic.jpgThe Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2016 employ the world's largest invitation-only academic opinion survey to provide the definitive list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands.
A spin-off of the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the reputation league table is based on nothing more than subjective judgement - but it is the considered expert judgement of senior, published academics - the people best placed to know the most about excellence in our universities.

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