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ERIC Number: EJ778396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-0379-7724
Higher Education Ranking and Leagues Tables: Lessons Learned from Benchmarking
Proulx, Roland
Higher Education in Europe, v32 n1 p71-82 Apr 2007
The paper intends to contribute to the debate on ranking and league tables by adopting a critical approach to ranking methodologies from the point of view of a university benchmarking exercise. The absence of a strict benchmarking exercise in the ranking process has been, in the opinion of the author, one of the major problems encountered in the ranking systems and procedures at all levels, regional, national and international. The benchmarking exercise of ten Canadian research intensive universities at the departmental level should contribute to a re-examination of the typology of the world class ranking systems and suggest reconstruction paths on several major issues. (Contains 4 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada