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Technical Paper No. 2: Student Evaluation of Faculty Teaching Performance: Analysis of Four Years' Data

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Title: Technical Paper No. 2: Student Evaluation of Faculty Teaching Performance: Analysis of Four Years' Data
Author(s): Colliver, Jerry A.; Wesley, Robert M.
Subject(s): Student evaluation of teachers Sangamon State University
Abstract: Student evaluation of faculty teaching performance has provided an important source of evidence in making faculty personnel decisions at Sangamon State University. Students have been asked to rate the competency and the teaching ability of their instructors; specifically, near the end of each term, students have rated faculty using the following two items: 1) Do you think this teacher is competent in the content or matter offered in this course? 2) Overall, do you consider this person a good teacher? The two items were administered from 1971 to 1975, and a record of the resultant data has been maintained. The research reported in this paper was motivated by a desire to look at the stability and reliability of the evaluations obtained from the two item evaluations over the four year period.The present paper reports on the amount of agreement between the ratings given on the teaching item and the ratings on the competency item. The effect of rewording the teaching item on the ratings is also reported.
Issue Date: 1976-02-11
Publisher: Sangamon State University, Division of Academic Affairs
Citation Info: Colliver, Jerry A. and Robert M. Wesley.Technical Paper No. 2: Student Evaluation of Faculty Teaching Performance: Analysis of Four Years' Data. Sangamon State University, Division of Academic Affairs, 1976. Archives/Special Collections, Norris L Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield. Record Series E1/1/6.
Series/Report: Sangamon State University Technical Papers
Genre: Technical Report
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/15108
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Rights Information: University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-03-05
 

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