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ERIC Number: EJ558420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
New Research Casts Doubt on Value of Student Evaluations of Professors.
Wilson, Robin
Chronicle of Higher Education, v44 n19 pA12-A14 Jan 16 1998
A University of Washington study that found professors who are easy graders receive better evaluations than those who are tougher, and another study showing faculty enthusiasm alone raises student evaluations, have shaken a long-standing consensus among researchers that student evaluations are a good measure of a teacher's skills. Most institutions currently use such evaluations. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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