ERIC Number: EJ425926
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Student Evaluations: Equal Opportunity Concerns.
Ghorpade, Jai; Lackritz, James R.
Thought and Action, v7 n1 p61-72 Spr 1991
A study used data from 548 classes on student evaluations of faculty at a state university to examine, from an equal opportunity perspective, the practice of using those evaluations for personnel decisions. Analysis of faculty gender and ethnic background as they related to teacher ratings suggests possible unfair discrimination warranting further investigation. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Groups, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Promotion, Females, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Males, Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, State Universities, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Selection
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A