ERIC Number: EJ797275
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 42
Student Surveys of Teaching Effectiveness: One Measure for FCS Evaluation
Stewart, Barbara L.; Goodson, Carole E.; Miertschin, Susan L.; Faulkenberry, Luke M.
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v99 n4 p36-41 2007
Family and consumer sciences programs in higher education operate in a dynamic environment of self-evaluation. One common component of the process is the evaluation of teaching effectiveness. This study reviewed some of the critical perspectives on student surveys of teaching effectiveness and then tested a portion of that dialogue by investigating whether contextual factors, including motivation to take a course, student major, expected grade, student grade point average, and level of the course influenced student surveys of teacher effectiveness scores within a university setting. The findings indicated that motivation to take a course and level of the course were influential and grade point average and major were not.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Grade Point Average, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Consumer Science, Student Surveys, Student Motivation, Sciences, Family Programs, Higher Education, Difficulty Level, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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