ERIC Number: ED049268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Evaluation of Teaching College English.
Larson, Richard L.
This monograph reviews theory and procedures of evaluation as reflected in the professional literature and in correspondence from chairmen of departments of English and the Humanities. Introductory comments are followed by chapters on: the evaluation of teaching; teaching and values; student evaluation of faculty and courses; observation of classes; inspection of teaching materials and annotated student papers; assessing the results of instruction; circumstantial evidence; teacher self-evaluation; conclusions and questions; and some recommendations. Appendixes contain: (1) sample forms for student rating of faculty; (2) a form for peers to use in making an evaluation; (3) a form for faculty self-evaluation; (4) a procedure for handling classroom observation; and (5) part of a department's chairman's evaluation form, emphasizing results of instruction. A selected bibliography is included. (RL)
Descriptors: College English, Colleges, Educational Responsibility, English Curriculum, English Departments, English Instruction, Faculty Evaluation, Humanities, Instructional Materials, Lesson Observation Criteria, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Quality Control, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Styles
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of English in Higher Education.