Summaries of Research on Student Assessment of Courses and Faculty

Summaries of Research on Student Assessment of Courses and Faculty

  • Papers from the IDEA Center (pdf files).
    • #22: Student Ratings of Teaching: Recommendations for Use
    • #50: Student Ratings of Teaching: A Summary of Research and Literature
  • Wode & Keiser’s review of literature about online evaluations includes a summary of general findings about student evaluations.
  • Resources & articles from the Teaching Support Centre at Western University (Ontario).
    • Use this link for the AERA symposium Valid Faculty Evaluation Data: Are there Any? (pdf file).
    • Abstracts of the articles from the International Journal of Educational Research and the International Journal for Academic Developmentare available online. Pdf files of the full articles are available for purchase.
  • Student Ratings: Myths vs Research Evidence: Brigham Young University, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Student Ratings Offer Useful Input to Teacher Evaluations: Michael Scriven, Center for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation. Summary of supports for and threats to student evaluations’ validity.
  • What Do They Know Anyway? Richard Felder, North Carolina State University.
  • Russell Hunt’s list of Resources on Student Evaluations of Teaching includes web links as well as references to hardcopy articles. (This is a 2002 report; some links are out of date.)

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