ERIC Number: EJ580858
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Student Ratings: The Validity of Use.
McKeachie, Wilbert J.
American Psychologist, v52 n11 p1218-25 Nov 1997
Concludes that there is concurrence on the validity of student ratings but that contextual variables affect the level of ratings. However, there is disagreement on the use of statistical corrections for such bias. The basic problem lies in the lack of sophistication of personnel committees who use the ratings. (MMU)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Current issues topic: "Student Ratings of Professors."