Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education
Ten years have passed sincethe first global ranking of universities was published. Since then, universityrankings have continued to attract the attention of policymakers and theacademy, challenging perceived wisdom about the status and reputation, as wellas quality and performance, of higher education institutions. Their impact andinfluence has impacted and influenced policymakers, students and parents,employers and other stakeholders - in addition to higher education institutionsaround the world. They are now a significant factor shaping institutionalambition and reputation, and national priorities. The second edition of Rankings and the Reshaping of HigherEducation, now in paperback, brings the story of rankings up-to-date. It contains new originalresearch, and extensive analysis of the rankings phenomenon. Ellen Hazelkorndraws together a wealth of international experience to chronicle how rankingsare helping reshape higher education in the age of globalization. Written in aneasy but authoritative style, this book makes an important contribution to ourunderstanding of rankings and global changes in higher education. It is essentialreading for policymakers, institutional leaders, managers, advisors, andscholars.
- 2015 Springer
- Book Quality:
- Palgrave Macmillan
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- Education, Nonfiction,
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- This is a copyrighted book.
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