ERIC Number: ED175306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
IDEA Technical Report No. 4. Description of IDEA Standard Form Data Base.
Cashin, William E.; Perrin, Bruce M.
The data and computational procedures used by the IDEA System to generate IDEA Reports from information collected on the Standard Form of the IDEA Survey Form are described in this technical report. The computations for each of the seven parts of the IDEA Report are explained. The data base used for this 1978-79 Kansas State University study includes ratings by over 500,000 students who evaluated 23,489 courses in 152 institutions between the fall of 1975 and the summer of 1978. Demographic characteristics of the responding institutions are provided. A major part of this report consists of 35 tables that provide all the comparative data necessary to convert the means of individual items into verbal comparisons, difference scores, percentile ranks, and other statistical analyses. A brief explanation of each set of tables is also provided. Appended are: IDEA Report, IDEA Faculty Information Form, and IDEA Survey Form. (SF)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Computation, Correlation, Course Evaluation, Databases, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Evaluation, Higher Education, Information Processing, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Research, Instructional Improvement, Measurement Techniques, Questionnaires, Statistical Data, Teacher Effectiveness
Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development in Higher Education, 1627 Anderson Avenue, Box 3000, Manhattan, KS 66502 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan.