ERIC Number: EJ456113
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Students' Perceptions of Teaching Skills and Overall Effectiveness across Instructional Settings.
Smith, Ronald A.; Cranton, Patricia A.
Research in Higher Education, v33 n6 p747-64 Dec 1992
A study of 42,407 college students' ratings of teachers in 5 departments and at 4 instructional levels (first-year through graduate study) revealed that perceptions of improvements needed in teaching skills varied significantly according to instructional level, class size, and discipline. Implications for college administration and instructional improvement are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Size, College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Program Divisions, Intellectual Disciplines, Personnel Policy, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A