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ERIC Number: ED019618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Pages: 1
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THE UNIVERSITY EVENING SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, FACULTY OPINIONS AND TEACHING PERFORMANCE.
BILLS, SAM CRUTCHER
A SURVEY FORM RETURNED BY 381 FACULTY MEMBERS AND A TEACHER PERFORMANCE CHECKLIST COMPLETED BY 780 STUDENTS SUPPLIED (1) FACULTY OPINIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY EVENING SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AND (2) STUDENTS' RATINGS OF PERFORMANCE OF EVENING SCHOOL TEACHERS. THE FACULTY FAVORED THE EVENING SCHOOL, THOUGHT CREDIT, NONCREDIT, AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS DESIRABLE, AND THREE ONE-HOUR CLASS MEETINGS MOST EFFECTIVE, AND FAVORED ADVISING STUDENTS AND ORIENTING TEACHERS. THEY FELT EVENING CLASSES WERE MORE INTERESTING (BUT NOT EASIER TO TEACH) THAN DAY CLASSES AND FAVORED OVERLOAD TEACHING. THEY DID NOT BELIEVE THE EVENING SCHOOL SHOULD ADMINISTER ALL EVENING CLASSES OR THAT IT SHOULD BE SELF SUPPORTING. STUDENTS GAVE INSTRUCTORS AND PART TIME TEACHERS HIGHEST EFFECTIVE-INEFFECTIVE TEACHING RATIO RATINGS AND GRADUATE ASSISTANTS LOWEST. IN THE OVERALL RATINGS, PROFESSORS WERE RATED HIGHEST AND GRADUATE ASSISTANTS LOWEST. OVERALL RATINGS BY STUDENT CLASSIFICATION DIFFERED BETWEEN ADULT SPECIAL STUDENTS AND UPPERCLASSMEN AND BETWEEN FRESHMEN AND UPPERCLASSMEN AT THE .01 LEVEL. (IMPLICATIONS WERE DRAWN FOR MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE EVENING SCHOOL. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES 60 TABLES, A BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND THE SURVEY INSTRUMENTS.) THE DOCUMENT, AN ED.D. THESIS, WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM UNIVERSITY MICROFILMS, ANN ARBOR, MICH. 220 PAGES. (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville.
Identifiers: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE