ERIC Number: EJ533390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: Political Science Department Reputation and the Reputation of the University.
Lowry, Robert C.; Silver, Brian D.
PS: Political Science and Politics, v29 n2 p161-67 Jun 1996
Asserts that variance between a university's reputation as an institution and its commitment to research have a greater impact on political science department rankings than any internal factors within the department. Includes several tables showing statistical variables of department and university rankings. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Achievement Rating, Analysis of Variance, Credibility, Departments, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, National Programs, Political Science, Program Evaluation, Rating Scales, Reputation, Statistical Significance, Status, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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