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ERIC Number: EJ1106227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Webometrics Ranking in the Context of Accessibility of Higher Education
Bershadskaya, Margarita; Voznesenskaya, Yulia; Karpenko, Olga
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n7 p1506-1514 2016
The purpose of this study is a comparative assessment of the development of mass higher education in the regions and countries on the basis of the results of Webometrics. Main tasks: Comparison of national educational systems in terms of the scale of mass higher education; assessment of the quality of mass higher education; study of the growth of the network activity of Russian universities (2007-2014) in Federal districts. The methodology is based on the comparison of the number of universities in the country/region included in several thousands of best universities in the world (6 indicators: N[subscript 2000], N[subscript 3000], N[subscript 4000], N[subscript 5000], N[subscript 10000], N[subscript 20000]). Evaluation of the quality of mass higher education is made on a conditional parameter--the share of ranked universities in the country/region included in top 5000 (N[subscript 5000]) in the total number of ranked universities among 20000 (N[subscript 20000]). Originality of research: new aspects of leadership of countries and regions in the Webometrics ranking, their quantitative expression. Among new facts--the leadership of China by the conditional indicator of quality of mass higher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China; Russia
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