Sunday, November 13, 2005

A Carnegie Classification Overhaul

Lee Shulman, whom I could listen to reading the phonebook, has a deft column in the 11/11 CHE about Carnegie's revamping of the classification scheme. It will be out this Friday, and promises to be more exacting, yet flexible, with interactive and generative categories.

But I was JUST getting used to the revised categories of a few years ago, where Research I became Research Extensive, which nobody seems to use, having imprinted R I in their noggins...

Update: Here is another take on the classification overhaul, by a former colleague of mine, who was responsible for the change I note above in the second paragraph.

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