An Interactive Multidimensional Ranking Web Tool.

Gero Federkeil, Jonathan M. File, Franciscus Kaiser, Frank Ziegele

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Abstract

This chapter presents examples of U-Multirank results, demonstrating the user-driven approach and showing that U-Multirank introduces a second level of interactive ranking beyond the selection of indicators: the selection of a sample of institutions to be compared in focused rankings. U-Multirank has a much broader scope than existing rankings and intends to include a wider variety of institutional profiles. The authors argue that it does not make much sense to compare institutions across diverse institutional profiles and that U-Multirank offers a tool to identify and select institutions that are truly comparable in terms of their institutional profiles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMultidimensional Ranking. The Design and Development of U-Multirank.
EditorsFranciscus A. van Vught, Frank Ziegele
Place of PublicationSpringer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York
PublisherSpringer
Pages167-178
Number of pages194
ISBN (Print)978-94-007-3004-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameHigher Education Dynamics
PublisherSpringer
Number37
Volume37

Keywords

  • METIS-286723
  • IR-84405

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