June 26, 2011
June 26, 2011
June 29, 2011
New Engineering Educators
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Practical Interpretation of Student Evaluations for Starting ProfessorsAbstractIn nearly all university environments, students evaluate their instructors. However, howthese evaluations are used varies greatly from institution to institution and from positionto position. Compounding this fact is the different expectations of students at differentcampuses.As students and graduate students, the goal for a class is always an A. However, with studentevaluations, consistently obtaining perfect evaluations is nearly impossible, even for the mostveteran instructor. This article provides practical ideas for interpreting student evaluations. Itincludes a summary of how evaluations are used at teaching oriented universities at both adepartmental and college level. It then provides a set of tips for interpreting student evaluations,and provides techniques for setting improvement goals.
Schilling, W. W., & Estell, J. K., & Berry, F. C. (2011, June), Practical Interpretation of Student Evaluations for Starting Professors Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--18907
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