U-Map and U-Multirank are web-based transparency instruments, showing institutional diversity in higher education. Both tools are multidimensional, web-based and user-driven, and make use of indicators relating to individual higher education institutions (HEIs). U-Map shows what a HEI is doing and how that compares to other institutions worldwide. U-Multirank visualises how well HEIs are performing relative to others. The advantages of both instruments over other classifications and rankings include the multi-dimensional approach and their user-driven character. We will discuss the distinctive features of both instruments, the choice of indicators employed and address some of the criticism.
|Publication status||Published - 28 Aug 2013|
|Event||35th Annual EAIR Forum 2013: The Impact of Higher Education: Addressing the Challenges of the 21st Century - Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands|
Duration: 28 Aug 2013 → 31 Aug 2013
Conference number: 35
|Conference||35th Annual EAIR Forum 2013|
|Period||28/08/13 → 31/08/13|