Reconsidering Student Evaluations of Teaching

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The American Sociological Association has a statement describing the current use of student evaluations of teaching as “problematic” and recommends appropriate strategies to use student feedback as one part of holistic assessment of teaching effectiveness in institutions of higher education. The full statement is here, was endorsed by 17 other scholarly associations, and Colleen Flaherty of Inside Higher Ed, reports on the evolution of this statement and implications for higher ed: