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Guidelines for Evaluating Teaching

This resource, developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, provides guidelines on the evaluation of teaching. It presents principles of teaching evaluation and also provides ideas for potential sources of data. Read Guidelines for…

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

How to Evaluate Teaching (Felder & Brent, 2004)

This article, written by Felder and Brent in 2004 for Chemical Engineering Education, discusses multiple ways of gathering data (e.g., peer ratings, student ratings, teaching portfolios) to evaluate teaching.  “In short, a key to effective teaching evaluation is to collect data…

Felder and Brent, 2004, Chemical Engineering Education

A Protocol for Peer Review of Teaching

This article comes from the proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Written by Brent and Felder, it discusses a summative and formative peer review protocol implemented at North Carolina State University. The paper…

Brent and Felder, 2004, American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition

Peer Review of Teaching

This site, created by North Carolina State University, ” focuses on the Peer Review of Teaching which can be considered a component of the scholarship of teaching and part of the formative and summative evaluations of teaching.  Peer Review enhances…

Office of the Provost, North Carolina State University

How to Read a Student Evaluation

This article, written for the Chronicle of Higher Education by David D. Perlmutter, provides practice advice for reading and interpreting your student evaluations of teaching. Read How to Read a Student Evaluation

David D. Perlmutter, Chronicle of Higher Education

Student Evaluation of Teaching

This page, developed by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University contains a comprehensive summary of the research with respect to guidelines for the implementation of student evaluation of teaching. Those guidelines are divided into…

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University

Student Evaluations

This teaching guide on student evaluations, provided by the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University, is divided into helpful sections: Tips for Making Sense of Student Evaluation Feedback Resources on Interpreting Student Evaluations Summaries of Research on Student Evaluations Library Resources…

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

Questions Frequently Asked About Student Rating Forms: Summary of...

This short article, written by Kaplan, Mets and Cook at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan reviews the research around common questions related to student evaluations of teaching (SETs). It addresses the following…

Kaplan, Mets & Cook, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Classroom Assessment Techniques: Concept Maps

This online video module, created by the Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment at Western Washington University, walks through the use of concept maps as a way to improve teaching and learning in the classroom. If you’re interested in using…

Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment, Western Washington University

Improving Your Teaching: Obtaining Feedback

This article, adapted from Black (2000) by the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning at the University of Michigan discusses ways you can gather mid-semester student feedback to improve your teaching. View Improving Your Teaching: Obtaining Feedback

Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, University of Michigan

Peer Review of Teaching

Faculty peer review of teaching entails the collaboration of colleagues who assist one another by developing, improving, and transforming approaches and course content through an evaluation of teaching activities. This handout from the TLCExchange is designed as a guideline to…

Wake Forest University & Cornell Center for Teaching Excellence

Best Practices in the Evaluation of Teaching

“Best Practices in the Evaluation of Teaching.” and “Student Ratings of InstructionPowerPoint,” February 1, 2011 Handout: Best Practices in the Evaluation of Teaching Presentation: Student Ratings of Instruction Powerpoint

Catherine Ross (Teaching and Learning Center Managing Director)