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ERIC Number: EJ1132571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1077-6958
Ranking Journalism and Mass Communications Programs: Administrators and Faculty Approve of the Idea and Assess Potential Criteria
Weber, Joseph
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v72 n1 p37-51 Mar 2017
Rankings of universities and colleges are common and controversial. However, few rankers produce useful lists that assess and compare journalism and mass communications programs. The few currently available involve superficial reputational surveys or are less than transparent about their methodology. To determine potential criteria for a useful ranking, this article reports the results of a survey of administrators and educators in a broad cross-section of such programs. The survey finds broad support among respondents for the idea of ranking and, further, details criteria that respondents said they would find useful in developing a ranked list of programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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