Research quality assessment
McNay, I. (2010) Research quality assessment. In: Peterson, Penelope, Baker, Eva and McGaw, Barry, (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education. Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK, pp. 307-315. ISBN 978-0-08-044894-7 (doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-044894-7.00879-4)Full text not available from this repository.
This article sketches different approaches to recognition of research excellence across a range of countries. It then considers four national systems with extensive assessment exercises, some linked to performance-based funding. It records recent moves to develop international comparisons of quality as universities aspire to become world leading. It summarizes some of the critical issues relating to criteria for assessment and the processes of evaluation together with the impact on academic staff subjected to evaluation.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| Published in International Encyclopedia of Education, 8-Volume Set.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||benchmarking, bibliometrics, criteria, esteem, evaluation, funding, impact, metrics, outcomes, output, peer review, performance, indicators, publications, ranking, rating|
|Subjects:||L Education > LC Special aspects of education|
L Education > L Education (General)
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education|
School of Education > Department of Professional Learning & Development
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2012 11:30|
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