Instrument of Improvement or Degradation: Contemporary University Rankings and Their Problems

- Kurbatov, Sergiy (orcid.org/0000-0002-8929-7562) (2017) Instrument of Improvement or Degradation: Contemporary University Rankings and Their Problems Business Ethics and Leadership, 4 (1). pp. 102-106. ISSN 2520-6311

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Abstract

The paper is devoted to the analyses of current situation in the area of theory and methodology of university rankings. The author identifies three main problems in this area. First of all, it is the problem of relation of measurable and non-measurable dimensions of university activities and the relevant limitation of possibility to use ranking as the universal technology of evaluation. Secondly, it is the relations between objective and subjective data in elaboration of relevant indicators. Thirdly, is the problem of necessity of exclusive and authentic methodology for university ranking or possibility to apply universal methodology. The results of main international and Ukrainian university rankings in 2017 are also presented.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: university, university rankings, methodology, indicators, learning outcomes, objective and subjective data
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 37.01/.09 Special auxiliary table for theory, principles, methods and organization of education > 37.09 Organization of instruction
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 378 Higher education. Universities. Academic study
Divisions: Institute of Higher Education > Відділ лідерства та інституційного розвитку вищої освіти
Depositing User: Sergiy Kurbatov
Date Deposited: 02 May 2018 08:00
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2019 06:32
URI: http://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/710515

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