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Title:The Evaluation of Teaching in the Context of a Research University: Meanings, Trade -Offs and Equity Concerns
Author(s):Cisneros-Cohernour, Edith J.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Stake, Robert E.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Administration
Abstract:Findings of the second part of the research indicated that students differed in defining good teaching and followed different processes in assigning ratings to their instructors. Other findings indicated that student motivation towards the course content, the ability of the instructor to speak English well, and fairness of grading were among the most influential influences on the student ratings. In addition, class size, course level and the "required" or "elective" nature of the course also influenced student perceptions of the instructor's teaching. The study also found some evidence of negative influences of race, gender and ethnicity of the instructor on the ratings that students gave their instructors.
Issue Date:2001
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:335 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79640
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3030421
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2001


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