The elusive nature of institutional productivity ratings

Deborah R. Dillon

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This paper examines past research on institutional productivity ratings based on publications in reading journals. It also discusses issues such as why productivity ratings are calculated, how rankings are calculated, and to what use rankings are put. Other factors are presented for consideration when constructing a total picture of institutional productivity, including the possibility of combining quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. © 1986 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-57
Number of pages8
JournalReading Research and Instruction
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986


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