The growing impact of university rankings on public policy and on students choices has stirred controversy worldwide. This unique volume brings together the architects of university rankings and their critics to debate the uses and misuses of existing rankings. With voices from five continents, it provides a comprehensive overview of current thinking on the subject and sets out alternative approaches and complementary tools for a new era of transparent and informed use of higher education ranking tables.For universities involved in international competition, world university rankings are a highly important tool through which ... of natural science and engineering, as well as, needless to say, studies in Japanese society, culture and business.
|Title||:||Rankings and Accountability in Higher Education: Uses and Misuses|
|Publisher||:||UNESCO - 2013|