ERIC Number: EJ520079
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Rating Teaching in the USA: Probing the Qualifications of Student Raters and Novice Teachers.
Newport, John F.
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v21 n1 p17-21 Mar 1996
In the United States, college students' ratings of instructors are routinely used to make personnel decisions. However, closer examination of the qualifications of amateur student raters and novice public school teachers who have received training that should enable them to be good raters suggests that neither group is qualified to give reliable ratings on high-inference questionnaire items. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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