Download Jim Groccia's paper on "Understanding and Using Student Evaluations to Improve your Teaching". Other useful links listed below.
- POD-IDEA Best Practices papers
These succinct papers were written in collaboration with the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). As a resource to support teaching improvement, each is useful to anyone wanting to address specific ways to employ different teaching methods - each of which is utilized in the Diagnostic Form of the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction System.
- IAS Course Evaluation
The Instructional Assessment System (IAS) has been developed over several decades of use at the University of Washington and other institutions. This form(s) is currently being used at Auburn.
- AAUP Statement
American Association of University Professors (1990) maintains in its "Statement on Teaching Evaluation," that students' evaluations and performance matter.